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NMR Interpretation of Dehydrogenation of Ethane

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Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy can be used to monitor the dehydrogenation of ethane to form ethene at elevated temperatures as shown below.

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Which of the following statements is TRUE of the new signal that appears in the $^{ 1 }H$ NMR spectrum?

A

The new signal is further upfield than the original signal observed for ethane.

B

The new signal is further downfield than the original signal observed for ethane.

C

The chemical shift of the signal does not change.

D

The signal is split into a doublet.