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Analysis of two unknown organic structures

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Unknown compound A (C8H12) is reacted with H2 (excess) in the presence of a palladium catalyst forming compound B (C8H16). In addition when compound A is reacted with O3 followed by zinc and acetic acid the following two compounds are formed:

CH3-C(=O)-CH2-CH2-C(=O)-CH3 and HC(=O)-(O=)CH

Using the following data determine the structures of compound A and B.

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Since hydrolysis of A yields B, which has 4 extra hydrogens, compound A must contain 2 double bonds.
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