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Problem: Classify each structure as aromatic, antiaromatic, or nonaromatic. If it is aromatic or antiaromatic, list the number of pi electrons in the ring.

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Recall the following definition:

  • Aromatic
    • Cyclic
    • Conjugated
    • (4n+2) Pi electrons
    • Flat
  • Anti-aromatic
    • Cyclic
    • Conjugated
    • (4n) pi electrons
    • Flat
  • Non-aromatic
    • Noncyclic or Nonconjugated

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Classify each structure as aromatic, antiaromatic, or nonaromatic. If it is aromatic or antiaromatic, list the number of pi electrons in the ring.

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