What is Polymerization? - Definition, Types & Examples


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What is the Greek meaning of the word polymer?

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1. Which of the following is an example of an addition polymer?

2. Which of the following are common examples of condensation polymers in life?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, prepare to be asked about things such as the word polymer, addition polymer, condensation polymers, and the makeup of polymers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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  • The Greek meaning of polymer
  • Examples of addition and condensation polymer
  • What we call the basic building blocks of polymers

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about components of polymers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the word polymer
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding examples of types of polymers and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Take advantage of the video lesson named What is Polymerization? - Definition, Types & Examples. With this lesson you'll be exposed to information on:

  • The polymer principle
  • Types of polymer
  • A common commercial addition to polymer
  • Common uses of polymers in the real world