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Explain how you would differentiate between hexane and hexyne by infrared spectroscopy. Your...

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Explain how you would differentiate between hexane and hexyne by infrared spectroscopy. Your explanation should include a drawing of their structural formulas. Label the hybridization of each carbon atom and the expected absorbance region(s) for each molecule.

Infrared Spectroscopy:

Infrared Spectroscopy is a tool through which one can predict the presence of various functional groups. The difference in the frequency for various functional groups is utilized to analyse the compounds in which they are present.

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The given molecules are hexyne and hexane. These molecules can be differentiated using infrared spectroscopy. The difference in the hybridisation of...

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