GRE Subject Test: Chemistry : Aromatic Chemistry

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Example Question #1 : Aromatic Chemistry


What is the value of  from Huckel's rule for the given aromatic compound?

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Correct answer:


Huckel's rule states that an aromatic compound must have  delocalized electrons. The electrons in each double bond are delocalized for this molecule. There are nine double bonds, and thus eighteen delocalized electrons.

If 4n+2=18, then n=4.

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