Polymers and Ethanol

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The formula for ethanol is:
C2H5OH
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What is formed when ethene reacts with steam?
Only ethanol is formed when ethene reacts with steam.
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What is one of the advantages of making ethanol by fermentation?
The raw material is a renewable resource.
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In the reaction, ethene ==> poly(ethene)
In the reaction, ethene ==> poly(ethene) ethene is the monomer.
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Why can polymers be difficult to dispose of?
They do not break down easily.
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What is formed when ethene reacts with steam?

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Only ethanol is formed when ethene reacts with steam.

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What is one of the advantages of making ethanol by fermentation?

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In the reaction, ethene ==> poly(ethene)

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Why can polymers be difficult to dispose of?

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