Stress Pattern

Number of Syllables

Primary Stress

a ro MA tic

4

third

Suggested exercises

1. Explain to a student why aromatic compounds are more stable than the same number of double and single bonds would suggest.
F

Useful words

resonance
delocalization
molecular orbital
F

2. What reactions distinguish between aromatic compounds and simple alkenes?
F

bromine addition
permanganate oxidation
Diels-Alder addition
F