Problem: (a) A hydrocarbon isolated from fish oil and from plankton was identified as  2,6,10,14-tetramethyl-2-pentadecene. Write its structure.

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(a) A hydrocarbon isolated from fish oil and from plankton was identified as  2,6,10,14-tetramethyl-2-pentadecene. Write its structure.

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