Why benzene does not undergo addition reaction despite being highly saturated?

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S Sumit

Benzene is an aromatic compound and is stabilized due to resonance or delocalization of π electrons. When it undergoes addition reactions, it will lose resonance stabilization. Hence it resists electrophilic additions to double bonds in it. Rather, it prefers to undergo electrophilic substitution reactions, where its aromaticity remains intact.

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