Chemistry 1b - Polymers.

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  • Created on: 03-01-11 18:26

Polymers: 

  • Alkenes can be used to make polymers.
  • Lots of smaller molecules (monomers) = very larger molecules (polymers).
  • Alkenes can act as monomers: they have double bonds.
  • Different polymers have different uses, for example: 

- Polyethene = plastic bags & bottles.

- Polypropene = crates & ropes. 

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