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OrganicChemistryandPolymers

1) Whatstructuralfeaturesmakecarbonessentialforlife?________________________________________
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2) Whatisapolymer?____________________________________________________________________

3) Whatisthedistinguishingfeatureofa(n)
(a)saturatedpolymer________________________________________________________
(b)unsaturatedpolymer_______________________________________________________

4) Labelthefollowingmoleculesassaturatedorunsaturated.

(A)_______________________________(B)____________________________________

(C)________________

(D)________________(E)________________(F)________________

5) Labelthefollowingasnatural(N)orsynthetic(S)polymers:
____Polystyrene
____RNA
____Nylon
____Teflon
____Proteins
____Carbohydrates
____DNA
____Kevlar
____Plastic

____Polyester
____Nucleicacids
____Polyethylene

6) Review:Pharmaceuticals(aspirin,vitamins,insulin)Petrochemicals(propane,butane,octane)