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Which of the following is most reactive diene?

$\begin{array}{1 1}a)\;Naphthalene\\b)\; Anthracene\\c)\; Phenanthrene\\d)\; Benzene\end{array}$

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Except Antharacene all are fully aromatic dienes
In Antracene the dienes in centre ring is aliphatic and is more reactive .
Hence (b) is the correct answer.
answered Dec 4, 2013 by sreemathi.v

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