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Chapter 11 Arenes and Aromaticity

11.1 Benzene
11.2 Benzene Reactivity
11.3 Kekule's Formulation of the Benzene Structure
Benzene, Dreams, and Creative Things
11.4 Structural Features of Benzene
11.5 A Resonance Description of Bonding in Benzene
11.6 The Stability of Benzene
11.7 An Orbital Hybridization Model of Bonding in Benzene
11.8 The p Molecular Orbitals of Benzene

11.9 Substituted Derivatives of Benzene and Their Nomenclature
11.10 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

11.11 Physical Properties of Arenes
11.12 Reactions of Arenes: A Preview
11.13 The Birch Reduction
11.14 Free-Radical Halogenation of Alkylbenzenes
11.15 Oxidation of Alkylbenzenes
11.16 Nucleophilic Substitution in Benzylic Halides

11.17 Preparation of Alkenylbenzenes
11.18 Addition Reactions of Alkenylbenzenes
11.19 Polymerization of Styrene
11.20 Cyclobutadiene and Cyclooctatetraene
11.21 Hückel's Rule, Annulenes
11.22 Aromatic Ions
11.23 Heterocyclic Aromatic Compounds
11.24 Heterocyclic Aromatic Compounds and Hückel's Rule
11.25 Summary

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Organic Reaction Mechanisms
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-Solvolysis of benzyl chloride.

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