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Annulenes Remember that according to the Huckel rule, (4n + 2) π electrons systems are expected to aromatic whereas 4n π electrons systems are not. QUESTION  How do [10]-, [14]- and [18]-annulene relate to the Huckel rule ? ANSWER

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