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Why is it that identical functional groups on different molecules don't have identical frquencies?

Why does the O- H frequency occur at a value higher than the C=bond?

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  1. a. The mass of the atom makes a difference.
    b. what is attached makes a difference.
    c. bending and stretching frequencies are different.
    d. different kinds of electrons (sigma versus pi for example) make a difference.

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