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Organic Chemistry 1

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Aromaticity: Sigma-Complex Conjugation

ORGO1-BNNYB3

The following intermediate is not aromatic because the cyclic conjugation required for aromaticity is interrupted by one $sp^{3}$ hybridized carbon.

Grigoriy Sereda. Created for Albert.io. Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.

Is this statement true or false?

A

It is true because the intermediate has 6 electrons.

B

It is false because the intermediate has 6 electrons in cyclic conjugation.

C

It is false because there is no cyclic conjugation.

D

It is true because there is no cyclic conjugation.