Analyzing Organic Compounds: Methods & Tools


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Which identification method would you utilize if you only wanted to know the functional group of an organic molecule?

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1. Which instrumentation technique has the ability to tell you the molecular weight of an organic compound?

2. If you were asked to collect data that would allow you to determine the carbon-hydrogen framework of an organic compound, which identification technique would you use?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo lets you check your understanding of analyzing organic compounds. Different methods and tools are covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following topics:

  • Number of signals in the carbon-13 NMR spectrum of ethyl acetate
  • Instrument technique that tells you the molecular weight of an organic compound
  • Identification method that identifies only the functional group of an organic molecule
  • Hydrogen atoms on neighboring carbons

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on analyzing organic compounds
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the number of signals you would observe in the carbon-13 NMR spectrum of ethyl acetate
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different identification methods for organic compounds

Additional Learning

Analyzing Organic Compounds: Methods & Tools is a lesson you can use any time to review more about the following topics:

  • Types of spectrometry
  • Characteristics of proton NMR
  • The purpose of the carbon-13 NMR spectrum