We are asked to add hyphens and commas to this name as appropriate.
Subtituents: trimethyl → 3 CH3 groups.
When naming organic compounds, there are strict rules regarding punctuation.
1. A comma is used to separate two numbers.
2. A hyphen is used to separate a number from a letter.
Add hyphens and commas to this name as appropriate.
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