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Unformatted text preview: 2. Why is IR a good technique for determining which functional groups are present in a molecule? 3. What IR frequencies would be expected for the C=C bonds indicated? Why do they absorb light of different frequencies? 4. Give a physical explanation of why the carbonyls of amides absorb at lower wavenumber than other carbonyls. 5. How would you use IR to distinguish between a compound containing an aldehyde and a compound containing a ketone?...
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- Summer '11
- Organic chemistry