Monomers and Polymers

What is a monomer? (in Alkene terms)
An Alkene that can be bonded to another molecule of the same kind to form a string called a Polymer
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Which Alkane cannot be turned into an Alkene and therefore a Polymer?
Methane
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Polymerisation is where a monomer looses its double bond so it can be linked in chains. What is a double bond.
A bond in which two groups of electrons are shared between two atoms
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What are plastics made from?
Polymers
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What is a Polymer?
A substance that is made from many monomers.
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A catalyst under intense heat splits an Alkane into...
Many Alkenes and fewer Alkanes
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Which Alkane cannot be turned into an Alkene and therefore a Polymer?

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Methane

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Polymerisation is where a monomer looses its double bond so it can be linked in chains. What is a double bond.

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What are plastics made from?

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What is a Polymer?

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