Problem: Alkenes react with radical catalysts to undergo radical polymerization. Show how we could synthesize the following alkene polymer, polyethylene. 

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Alkenes react with radical catalysts to undergo radical polymerization. Show how we could synthesize the following alkene polymer, polyethylene. 

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