Problem: An alkane with the formula C6H14 can be prepared by hydrogenation of either of two precursor alkenes having the formula C6H12. Write the structure of this alkane, give its IUPAC name, and show the reactions.  

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An alkane with the formula C6H14 can be prepared by hydrogenation of either of two precursor alkenes having the formula C6H12. Write the structure of this alkane, give its IUPAC name, and show the reactions.
 

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