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Subject - Organic Chemistry

The hydrocarbon naphthalene is a white solid with characteristic odor and molecular formula C10H8 (Mr 128,173 gmol-1 ). It is a bicyclic aromatic compound, i.e. two benzene rings are fused (annulated) sharing two carbon atoms. The aromatic π-electron system extends over all ten carbon atoms.

Fig.1
Mesomeric structures of naphthalene.