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Which is more stable and why? I thought the second is more stable because of extending conjugation but the answer in my textbook is the first compound p benzoquinone. Can anyone explain why? I am stuck!

Which is more stable and why? I thought the second is more stable because of extending conjugation but the answer in my textbook is the first compound p benzoquinone. Can anyone explain why? I am stuck!

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Himanshu
389 Points
6 years ago
The First compound is more stable because its aromatic in nature while the second compound is not aromatic

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