Problem: One compound whose molecular formula is C4H6 is a bicyclic compound. Another compound with the same formula has an infrared absorption at roughly 2250 cm-1 (the bicyclic compound does not). Draw structures for each of these two compounds and explain how the IR absorption allows them to be differentiated.  

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One compound whose molecular formula is C4H6 is a bicyclic compound. Another compound with the same formula has an infrared absorption at roughly 2250 cm-1 (the bicyclic compound does not). Draw structures for each of these two compounds and explain how the IR absorption allows them to be differentiated.
 

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