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Alkenes and Forming Polymers

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What structural properties allow alkenes to serve as good monomers for polymerization reactions?
What are the primary types of chemical bond changes which occur during polymer synthesis employing alkenes monomers?

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Alkenes are key organic compounds which serve in many applications including the synthesis of polymers. The electrons contained in alkene monomers are bonded through weak pi-bonds can be broken to form strong sigma bonds to other ...

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This solution explains the characteristics of alkenes and the conditions required to form polymers.

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