Problem: Draw the product that is formed when the compound shown below is treated with an excess of hydrogen gas and a platinum catalyst.

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Recall that alkenes undergo hydrogenation in the presence of H2 and a metal catalyst (Ni, Pt, Pd-C), forming an alkane.

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Draw the product that is formed when the compound shown below is treated with an excess of hydrogen gas and a platinum catalyst.

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