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What is the double bond equivalence of the following compound?

6 rings, and 8 double bonds, adds together for 14 DBE. Resonance will not change how many double bonds there are - you can see that the nitrogen has made 3 bonds and so does not contribute to the DBE ...
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How is nitrogen the most powerful electron donor in aromatic rings?

Nitrogen is able to donate its electrons to the aromatic pi-system more readily than oxygen and sulfur because its p-orbital (which contains the lone pair) is energetically closer to carbon (i.e., ...
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