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Arrange the following compounds in increasing order of their acid strengths

(CH3)2CHCOOH, CH3CH2CH(Br)COOH, CH3CH(Br)CH2COOH

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We know that +I-effect decreases while –I-effect increases the acid strength of carboxylic acids. The overall acid strength increases in the order. (CH3)2CHCOOH < CH3CH(Br)CH2COOH < CH3CH2CH(Br)COOH

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