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What is the chemical formula of benzene?

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March 17, 2011 1:03PM

The chemical formula of Benzene is C6H6 .

It has 6 carbon and 6 hydrogen atoms and has a ring shaped structure.

Each hydrogen is bonded to a carbon and there are alternate single and double bonds present between carbon atoms.

Therefore, it has resonance between its atoms and it is a hybrid to two canonical forms.