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    C=C Stretching Mode

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    Explain why the C=C stretching mode gives rise to a rather weak IR band in 1-methylcyclohexane, while in its isomer, methylenecyclohexene, the band is of medium to strong intensity.

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    For IR spectroscopy, we are talking about molecular vibrations. It is actually commonly known as vibrational spectroscopy. Vibrations in the molecules ...

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    The solution provides a short but descriptive explanation for why the C=C stretching mode results in weak IR banding.

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