Problem: The alkene shown below is treated sequentially with ozone (O3) and zinc/acetic acid. Draw structural formula(s) for the organic product(s) formed. 

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Recall that alkenes can be cleaved via ozonolysis:



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The alkene shown below is treated sequentially with ozone (O3) and zinc/acetic acid. Draw structural formula(s) for the organic product(s) formed. 

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