Polymerization[1]

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    Polymerization  K Minhas
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    Polymers Polymers are: Long-chain molecules. Found in nature, including cellulose in plants, starches in food, proteins and DNA in the body. Also synthetic such as polyethylene and polystyrene, Teflon , and nylon.
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    Common Synthetic Polymers
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    A Look at Polymers Look at the term:  polymer   Poly-  means " many ."  Polytechnic : many technical subjects Polygon:  many-sided figure Polyunsaturated :many double bonds                                      So what does  polymer  mean?    Polymer  means  many monomers Sometimes polymers are also known as  macromolecules or large-sized molecules.  Usually, polymers are organic (but not  necessarily). 
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    A polymer can be made up of thousands of  monomer.  This linking up of monomers is  called  polymerization .   What is a monomer? A monomer is a molecule that is able to bond 
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This note was uploaded on 07/06/2011 for the course SCH 4U taught by Professor White during the Spring '10 term at Beacon FL.

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