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I. Which of the following groups of atoms lie in a common plane? (enter the letter label(s), unspaced--there may be more than one correct):
A. 5,6,7,10 B. 1,2,3,4,5,10 C. 7,8,9,10,11 D. 24,25,26,27

II. What is the hybridization of atom number 27? (enter the letter label from the list):
A. sp B. sp2 C. sp3 D. dsp3

III. How many pi-bonds are there in the structure?
IV. How many methyl (CH3) groups are there in the structure?
V. How many lone pairs are there in the structure?

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