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Flashcards - Understanding Organic Chemistry

Flashcards - Understanding Organic Chemistry
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polymerization
In polymer chemistry, polymerization is a process of reacting monomer molecules together in a chemical reaction to form polymer chains or three-dimensional networks
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polymer
A polymer is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits
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monomer
A monomer is a molecule that may bind chemically or supramolecularly to other molecules to form a polymer
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Ethylene
Ethylene is a hydrocarbon which has the formula C2H4 or H2C=CH2
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Ethylene
Ethylene is a hydrocarbon which has the formula C2H4 or H2C=CH2
monomer
A monomer is a molecule that may bind chemically or supramolecularly to other molecules to form a polymer
polymer
A polymer is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits
polymerization
In polymer chemistry, polymerization is a process of reacting monomer molecules together in a chemical reaction to form polymer chains or three-dimensional networks
substitution reaction
Substitution reaction is a chemical reaction during which one functional group in a chemical compound is replaced by another functional group
alkene
In organic chemistry, an alkene is an unsaturated hydrocarbon that contains at least one carbon-carbon double bond
isomers
An isomer is a molecule with the same molecular formula as another molecule, but with a different chemical structure
alkyl halide
The haloalkanes are a group of chemical compounds derived from alkanes containing one or more halogens

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