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What is a Polymer?
A polymer is a long, complex molecule composed of long chains of monomers.
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What is a monomer?
Small, basic molecular units, make polymers
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What is the condensation reaction?
Forms a chemical bond between monomers, releasing a water molecule.
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What is the hydrolysis reaction?
Breaks polymers into monomers, using a water molecule.
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What carbohydrates are monomers made from?
Monosaccharides
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What are the three examples of monosaccharides
Glucose, fructose and galactose
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What are the three examples of monosaccharides
Glucose, fructose and galactose
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What are the three examples of monosaccharides
Glucose, fructose and galactose
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What are the three examples of monosaccharides
Glucose, fructose and galactose
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What are the three examples of monosaccharides
Glucose, fructose and galactose
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What are the three examples of monosaccharides
Glucose, fructose and galactose
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What are the three examples of monosaccharides
Glucose, fructose and galactose
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What are the three examples of monosaccharides
Glucose, fructose and galactose
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What are the three examples of monosaccharides
Glucose, fructose and galactose
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What are the three examples of monosaccharides
Glucose, fructose and galactose
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What are the three examples of monosaccharides
Glucose, fructose and galactose
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