Problem: Which of these eight compounds are expected to absorb radiation between 200 and 400 nm?

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Signal in UV analysis  at 200-400 nm → conjugated compounds

In this case, we just have to analyze if the structure has conjugation (alternating single double bonds) present

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Which of these eight compounds are expected to absorb radiation between 200 and 400 nm?

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