Problem Set 1

A compound contains carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and chlorine.
Examine the proton spectrum below and determine:

  1. Whether the fuctional group is:
    • an alcohol
    • an ether
    • a ketone
    • an aldehyde
    • an ester
    • a carboxylic acid
  2. What aliphatic groups are present.
  3. Whether an aromatic group is present.
  4. Where the chlorine resides.