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Diels-Alder Reaction

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C10H14(A) can only react with 2 equivalents of H2.
C10H14 reacts with O3 to yield only one product (this product is attached.)

Determine the two possible structures of (A). State which one could react with maleic anhydride.

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Solution Summary

The solution provides a quick, clear diagram of the two possible structures for the reaction between C10H14 and hydrogen and identifies which could react with maleic anhydride.