# How do you determine the thermodynamic product?

## How do you determine the thermodynamic product?

A simple definition is that the kinetic product is the product that is formed faster, and the thermodynamic product is the product that is more stable. This is precisely what is happening here. The kinetic product is 3-bromobut-1-ene, and the thermodynamic product is 1-bromobut-2-ene (specifically, the trans isomer).

## What is thermodynamically controlled product?

Thermodynamic control: A reaction in which the product ratio is determined by the relative stability of the products. This E2 reaction is irreversible. The alkene products are not in equilibrium, so their relative stability does not control the amount of each product produced.

What is a kinetically stable product?

Kinetic stability basically occurs when the reactants react really slowly. The slower the reaction occurs, the greater the kinetic stability. If you say, “This reaction is kinetically stable,” then that implies that the reaction occurs very slowly.

### Do you get kinetic product or thermodynamic product?

Since to form a thermodynamic product, you will have to supply enough energy to the system which is greater than that for the kinetic product, you will always get some of the kinetic product in the reaction. But there are some tricks you could use while doing these reactions in order to produce more of either

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Which is thermodynamic product 3 or 4?

Attacking the central carbon, adjacent to the site of protonation, leads to the kinetic product 3 (called the 1,2-adduct); attacking the terminal carbon, distant from the site of protonation, leads to the thermodynamic product 4 (called the 1,4-adduct).

## When do thermodynamic products form at higher temperatures?

Thermodynamic products form at higher temperatures, generally greater than 40 °C. These are known are the 1,4-adducts because they add to the first and fourth carbons. Thermodynamic products contain an internal double bond and the reaction is reversible.