Chemistry Glossary

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Acid
A species that is a proton donor
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Activation Energy
The minimum energy required to start a reaction by the breaking of the bonds
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Addition Polymer
A very long molecular chain, formed by repeated addition reactions of many unsaturated alkene molecules (monomers)
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Addition Polymerisation
The process in which unsaturated alkene molecules (monomers) add on to a growing polymer chain one at a time to form a very long saturated molecular chain (the addition polymer)
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Addition Reaction
A reaction in which a reac
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The minimum energy required to start a reaction by the breaking of the bonds

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Activation Energy

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A very long molecular chain, formed by repeated addition reactions of many unsaturated alkene molecules (monomers)

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Card 4

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The process in which unsaturated alkene molecules (monomers) add on to a growing polymer chain one at a time to form a very long saturated molecular chain (the addition polymer)

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A reaction in which a reac

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