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MS, IR, & NMR spectrum of an unknown compound

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You are given a description and 3 spectrum of an unknown compound and you are asked to identify it based off of the MS, IR, & NMR spectrum. All work must be shown with reasoning behind how the answer was found.

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This compound is most likely Br-CH2-CH2-OH

When a compound has Br, it is common to see peaks of equal intensity 2 units apart. The natural abundance of the isotopes of Br is 50% ...

Solution Summary

The structure of a compound is elucidated using MS, Ir and NMR. All work and reasoning is included.