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Solution: Catalytic hydrogenation of phenanthrene with one equivalent of H 2 produces a single compound with molecular formula C14H12. What is the structure of this compound?

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Catalytic hydrogenation of phenanthrene with one equivalent of H 2 produces a single compound with molecular formula C14H12. What is the structure of this compound?