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Flashcards in Plastics Deck (5):
1

What is the name of the reaction which makes plastics?

Addition polymerisation

2

What happens in an addition polymerisation?

A number of small unsaturated molecules (contain carbon to carbon double bond) join together to form a long chain molecule.

No other product is formed.

3

What is the name of the monomer which would make this polymer?

Propene

4

What do all addition monomers have in common?

They contain a carbon to carbon double bond (C=C).

5

What would be the repeating unit and monomer for this polymer?