Thursday, 16 May 2013

5.16 draw the repeat unit of addition polymers, including poly(ethene), poly(propene) and poly(chloroethene)

The repeat unit is the structure that is repeated to form a polymer.
(ignore PTFE on this diagram)
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3 comments:

  1. Is it not Supposed to be 'repeated to form a polymer'?

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  2. This is kind of like the nth term in math. This is the monomer, the unit, which is short for the long chain. The 'n' would be the number of monomers in the chain.

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