Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Catalytic Hydrogenation of Alkenes Practice Problems Solution: A compound D with the molecular formula C6H12 is o...

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Solution: A compound D with the molecular formula C6H12 is optically inactive but can be resolved into enantiomers. On catalytic hydrogenation, D is converted to E (C6H14) and E is optically inactive. Propose structures for D and E.  

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A compound D with the molecular formula C6H12 is optically inactive but can be resolved into enantiomers. On catalytic hydrogenation, D is converted to E (C6H14) and E is optically inactive. Propose structures for D and E.