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    A compound, A, c6h8, yields a single organic product, B, upon ozonolysis and absorbs two moles of hydrogen on catalytic hydrogenation to give C. Further reaction of B with chromic acid converts B into carboxylic acid D. Give the structures of A,B,C,and D

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    Because A absorbs 2 moles of H2 upon catalytic hydrogenation, we conclude that there must be 2 double bonds in compound A.

    Due to A has the formula C6H8, we conclude that apart from 2 double bonds, A must also be a cyclic structure in order to ...

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