Problem: An alkyne of six carbon atoms gives the same single product in its reaction either with BH3 in THF followed by H2O2/OH^-, or with H2O2/OH^-, or with H2O/Hg^2+/H3O^+. Draw the structure of the alkyne (containing only carbon and hydrogen atoms).

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An alkyne of six carbon atoms gives the same single product in its reaction either with BH3 in THF followed by H2O2/OH^-, or with H2O2/OH^-, or with H2O/Hg^2+/H3O^+. Draw the structure of the alkyne (containing only carbon and hydrogen atoms).

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