4:46 understand how to deduce the structure of a monomer from the repeat unit of an addition polymer and vice versa

4:46 understand how to deduce the structure of a monomer from the repeat unit of an addition polymer and vice versa

To deduce the structure of the monomer from a repeat unit:

  1. Remove the extending single bonds
  2. Draw in a double bond

 

 

 

Here’s a more complicated example, going from the polymer to the structure of the monomer

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Section 1: Principles of chemistry

      a) States of matter

      b) Atoms

      c) Atomic structure

     d) Relative formula masses and molar volumes of gases

     e) Chemical formulae and chemical equations

     f) Ionic compounds

     g) Covalent substances

     h) Metallic crystals

     i) Electrolysis

 Section 2: Chemistry of the elements

     a) The Periodic Table

     b) Group 1 elements: lithium, sodium and potassium

     c) Group 7 elements: chlorine, bromine and iodine

     d) Oxygen and oxides

     e) Hydrogen and water

     f) Reactivity series

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Section 3: Organic chemistry

     a) Introduction

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     c) Alkenes

     d) Ethanol

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     a) Acids, alkalis and salts

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