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    Structures for Compounds that are Optically Active

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    Compound A is optically active and has the molecular formula C5H10O. On catalytic hydrogenation (addition of hydrogen) of A, Compound B is obtained. Compound B has the molecular formula C5H12O and is optically inactive. Give the structure for Compounds A and B.

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