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# Problem: Which structure best fits the Ms data below?

###### FREE Expert Solution

We’re being asked to determine the compound that produces the given mass spectrum.

The following information can be acquired from the mass spectrum:

– molecular ion (M+) peak: this gives us the approximate molecular weight of the compound. This is the peak with the largest m/z value.

– base peak: this gives us the most stable fragment of the compound. This is the peak with the largest relative abundance.

From the given mass spectrum, we can see that:

– M+ peak = 78 m/z

– M+2 peak = 80 m/z

– base peak = 43 m/z

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###### Problem Details

Which structure best fits the Ms data below?

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