Explain why the following systems are not aromatic?
For the given compound, the number of π-electrons is six. But only four π-electrons are present within the ring. Also there is no conjugation of π-electrons within the ring and the compound is not planar in shape. Hence, the given compound is not aromatic in nature.
Due to the presence of a sp3-hybridized carbon, the system is not planar. It does contain six n-electrons but the system is not fully conjugated since all the six n-electrons do not form a single cyclic electron cloud which surrounds all the atoms of the ring. Therefore, it is not an aromatic compound.