We are asked to identify the atoms that make up the largest coplanar units in the molecules below.
Coplanar means that the atoms are in the same plane. There are 2 main characteristics that should be considered when checking for coplanarity:
Analyze each structure:
Click on all of the atoms that make up the largest coplanar units in the molecules below.
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