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Assignment #1-Uses of Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Choose an aromatic compound to research. Create and present to a small group a short Powerpoint that describes the uses of that compound. Make sure to include the following information in your presentation:

Slide #1:
-Name of aromatic
-Chemical structure (structural formula)
-Identify the aromatic part of the molecule

Slide #2:
-Uses of the compound

Slide #3:
-1 pro and 1 con of using this compound

Slide #4:
-One interesting fact about the compound

Some examples you may want to research:
-polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's)
-TNT (trinitrotoluene)
-organic solvents (eg: toluene, xylene, etc)
-your choice