Problem: On the basis of the mechanism of cationic polymerization, predict the alkenes of molecular formula C12H24 that can most reasonably be formed when 2-methylpropene [(CH3)2C=CH2]   is treated with sulfuric acid. 

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On the basis of the mechanism of cationic polymerization, predict the alkenes of molecular formula C12H24 that can most reasonably be formed when 2-methylpropene [(CH3)2C=CH2]   is treated with sulfuric acid. 

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