Problem: (a) Complete the structure of the pain-relieving drug  ibuprofen on the basis of the fact that ibuprofen is a carboxylic acid that has the molecular formula C13H18O2 , X is an isobutyl group, and Y is a methyl group. 

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(a) Complete the structure of the pain-relieving drug  ibuprofen on the basis of the fact that ibuprofen is a carboxylic acid that has the molecular formula C13H18O2 , X is an isobutyl group, and Y is a methyl group. 

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