Problem: Indicate whether each structure is aromatic, nonaromatic, or antiaromatic. Assume planarity.a) aromatic                                        a) aromatic                                        a) aromatic                                a) aromatic                               a) aromaticb) nonaromatic                                 b) nonaromatic                                  b) nonaromatic                         b) nonaromatic                        b) nonaromaticc) antiaromatic                                  c) antiaromatic                                  c) antiaromatic                          c) antiaromatic                        c) antiaromatic

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Aromatic Huckel's rule → (4n + 2)π electrons

Anti-Aromatic → does not follow Huckel's rule (4π) electrons 

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Indicate whether each structure is aromatic, nonaromatic, or antiaromatic. Assume planarity.

a) aromatic                                        a) aromatic                                        a) aromatic                                a) aromatic                               a) aromatic

b) nonaromatic                                 b) nonaromatic                                  b) nonaromatic                         b) nonaromatic                        b) nonaromatic

c) antiaromatic                                  c) antiaromatic                                  c) antiaromatic                          c) antiaromatic                        c) antiaromatic


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