Q. 12 C4.6( 5 Votes )

Explain why the following systems are not aromatic?


Answer :

For the given compound, the number of π-electrons is 8.


By Huckel’s rule,


4n + 2 = 8


4n = 6


n = 3/2


For a compound to be aromatic, the value of n must be an integer (n = 0, 1, 2…).


This is not true for the given compound as it is a fraction. Hence, it is not aromatic in nature.


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