Problem: Dopamine, C8H11NO2, has ____________ degrees of unsaturation.

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For a given molecular formula, the IHD is calculated using:


IHD=[2n+2]-H2


where n = number of carbons and H is:

+1 for hydrogen (H) or halogens (X)

0 for oxygen (O)

–1 for nitrogen (N)


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Dopamine, C8H11NO2, has ____________ degrees of unsaturation.

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