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    Sketching the NMR Spectrum

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    What NMR spectrum would you expect to observe for the following compounds
    1. Acetone
    2. 1,12-Tribromoethane
    Please show the sketch.

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    Acetone is:


    All hydrogens are equivalent, aren't they? Therefore, there would be one singlet peak for all 6 H. The peak would be around 1 ppm as these proton nuclei wouldn't be shifted too far.

    1,1,2-tribromoethane is:


    Solution Summary

    This solution shows the NMR spectrum for Acetone and 1,12-Tribromoethane and sketches the two compounds.