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Chapter 20 - 1 Polymers
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Vocabulary
polymer
plastics
composites

1.    Review
    Q.  How many bonds does carbon form????
    A.
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    A.  Carbon can form many compounds
        1.  called "the backbone"
    B.  Forms  (fig. 2, pg. 633)
        1.  straight chains
        2.  branched
        3.  rings

2.    Polymers
    A.  Form when chemical bonds link large numbers of monomers in a repeating pattern
    B.  One kind of monomer

    C.  Two kinds of monomers
 

3.    Plant polymers - natural
    example - cellulose

4.    Animal polymers - natural
    examples - spider webs, wool, proteins

5.    Synthetic
    examples - plastics
Summary

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Table