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    I think we should definitely identify a peak of M/z = 17 for OH. But what else? How would these other peaks help reveal hexan-1-ol?
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    Certainly not 17.

    31 maybe, but that wouldn't tell you it was hexan-1-ol.
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    I think we should definitely identify a peak of M/z = 17 for OH. But what else? How would these other peaks help reveal hexan-1-ol?
    Successively break the carbon-carbon bonds to get fragments.
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    (Original post by Pigster)
    Certainly not 17.

    31 maybe, but that wouldn't tell you it was hexan-1-ol.
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    Successively break the carbon-carbon bonds to get fragments.
    here's the question and markshceme. Name:  Screenshot_2016-03-29-21-41-12-978.jpeg
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Size:  46.9 KBAttachment 516501516503Attachment 516501516503516500 in the Mark scheme it said 3 needed for 2nd mark :does that mean I'll have to write any 3 of the 6 Peaks for the 2nd mark? E.g. if I identified methyl, ethyl and propyl - that's good enough?
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