. What is Aromatic Benzenoid Hydrocarbon Groups

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Aromatic hydrocarbon groups have one or more hydrogen atoms less than the present hydrocarbons. These are in general denoted by AR- and called aryl groups. The simplest aryl group is phenyl group (C6H5). This is denoted by Ph.


The formal system of nomenclature used today is one proposed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). This system was first developed in 1892 and has been revised at regular intervals to keep it up to date. Underlying the IUPAC system of nomenclature for organic compounds is a fundamental principle:

Any given organic structure can have more than one IUPAC name but any given IUPAC name represents only one molecular structure.


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