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    IR Tables to distinguish between 1-butyne, 2-butyne, and 2-butene

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    Use IR tables to locate absorption bands of the stretching frequencies of the alkyne C - H bond, the alkyne C - (triple bond)- C , and the alkene C - H bond. Using this data, explain how you would distinguish between 1-butyne, 2-butyne, and 2-butene.

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    The alkyne C-H bond has a very strong absorption at 3300 nm in the IR spectrum. It is usually very sharp and easy to ...

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    This solution deals with the alkyne C-H bond and how easily it can be identified. It also describes how IR can be a very useful tool.