Cyclic compounds can be any combination of these three types (heterocylic, polycyclic, aromatic) or even none of them.
Our primary use of these terms will be in describing and classifying structural formulas. Let's look at some examples.
Practice with your ability to classify ring compounds with the examples shown below. Check your answer below and then continue with the lesson.
E-mail instructor: Kerry Cotter
Clackamas Community College