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Problem: Which is the case when a molecular ion in the mass spectrum is also the base peak? a) The original compound likely contained halogen b) Fragmentation of M+ is favored. c) Fragmentation of M+ is not favored. d) McLafferty rearrangement has occurred.  e) none of the above. 

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Which is the case when a molecular ion in the mass spectrum is also the base peak?

a) The original compound likely contained halogen

b) Fragmentation of M+ is favored.

c) Fragmentation of M+ is not favored.

d) McLafferty rearrangement has occurred. 

e) none of the above. 

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