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Resonance in benzene is accompanied by delocalization of π electrons. Each π electron is attached with

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4 carbons
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2 carbons
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3 carbons
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6 carbons
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Solution

The correct option is D 6 carbons
Benzene contains 6 carbon atoms in a ring. Each carbon atom carries a single π electron in unhybridized p-orbital.
These 6 electrons are delocalized over the entire ring. Thus, each π electron is attached with 6 carbon atoms.

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