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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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    Your compound is crotonaldehyde...most likely the trans isomer.

    H b CH3 c
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    O==C H d
    H a

    Firstly, the UV absorbs in a range characteristic of conjugated ...

    Solution Summary

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