• # question_answer 83) In the following questions a statement of Assertion (A) followed by a statement of Reason (R) is given. Choose the correct option out of the choices given below: (a) If both A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of the A. (b) If both A and R are correct but R is not the correct explanation of the A. (c) If A is correct but R is incorrect. (d) If A is incorrect but R is correct. (A) The compound cyclooctene has the following structural formula : It is cyclic and has conjugated $8\pi$-electron system but it is not an aromatic compound. (R)$(4n+2)\pi$- electrons rule does not hold good and ring is not planar.

(a) Cyclooctene is non-aromatic because it neither followed$(4n+2)\pi$- Huckel's rule nor it is planar.