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- Is 1,2-dihydronaphthalene aromatic? 1 answer
I've learned that if any one ring of a structure like the below is aromatic, the whole compound is aromatic.
But one of my friends suggested that such compounds cannot be aromatic and gave the following resonance structures as the reason:
I feel that the non-aromatic/anti-aromatic resonance structures wouldn't make significant contribution. Is my reasoning correct?