C2 Polymers

What is a polymer?
A large molecule made of repeating units of hydrogen and carbon
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What are the two types of polymer?
Alkene and Alkane
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What is an alkene polymer?
Alkenes have double bonds
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What is an alkane polymer?
These have single bonds
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Where do polymers come from?
They are found in crude oil
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How do we extract polymers?
We have to use fractional distillation to separate the polymers in crude oil
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What are the two types of polymer?

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Alkene and Alkane

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What is an alkene polymer?

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What is an alkane polymer?

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Where do polymers come from?

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