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2. what makes up a phospholipid?

  • a glycerol and a phosphate group
  • a glycerol, a phosphate group and two fatty acid tails
  • a glycerol and three fatty acid tails

3. in the formation of a triglyceride, how many water molecules are released by a condensation reaction?

  • +3H20
  • +2H20
  • +H20

4. if a fatty acid has many C=C double bonds, it is...

  • monounsaturated
  • polyunsaturated
  • unsaturated
  • saturated

5. why are fatty acids hydrophobic?

  • because they are polar
  • because of their long hydrocarbon tails
  • because of the amount of oxygen molecules in their tails

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