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Problem: Under controlled conditions at -78°C it is possible to fluorinate 2,2-dimethylpropane to yield (CF3)4C. Write a balanced chemical equation for this reaction.  

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Under controlled conditions at -78°C it is possible to fluorinate 2,2-dimethylpropane to yield (CF3)4C. Write a balanced chemical equation for this reaction.  

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