- Created by: Läura
- Created on: 03-03-13 14:19
Alkenes have a double carbon bond and are used for making plastics
*Double bond can open up allowing two carbon bonds to react wth other atoms.
Alkanes-Have a single carbon bond and are used for making petrol.
Large hydrocarbon molecules can be broken down by a catalyst. This is knows as catalystic cracking.
-Catalyst something that starts off a reaction.
Polymers are made from large molecules…