Problem: Draw the structural formula of an alkane that has eight carbon atoms and only primary hydrogen atoms. Draw the molecule on the canvas by choosing buttons from the Tools (for bonds), Atoms, and Advanced Template toolbars. The single bond is active by default.

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The C8H18 isomer that only has primary Hs is 2,2,3,3-tetramethylbutane

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Draw the structural formula of an alkane that has eight carbon atoms and only primary hydrogen atoms. 

Draw the molecule on the canvas by choosing buttons from the Tools (for bonds), Atoms, and Advanced Template toolbars. The single bond is active by default.

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