Carbocation is a reactive intermediate formed by the heterolytic cleavage. It contains six electrons in its valance shell i.e it is in incomplete octet state. Carbon atom in carbocation contains positive charge which acts as electrophile .The carbon atom is sp2 hybridised and its structure is planar.

stability: 3>2>1>methyl carbocation

Reactivity :methyl carbocation >1>2>3

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