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OrganicChemistryandPolymers

1) Whatstructuralfeaturesmakecarbonessentialforlife?carbonformsfourstablecovalentbonds

2) Whatisapolymer?largemoleculemadeofmanysmallrepeatingunits,knownasmonomers

3) Whatisthedistinguishingfeatureofa(n)
(a)saturatedpolymercarbonatomshaveallSINGLEbonds
(b)unsaturatedpolymercarbonatomshaveDOUBLEorTRIPLEbonds

4) Labelthefollowingmoleculesassaturatedorunsaturated.

(A)unsaturated

(C)unsaturated

(B)saturated

H
H

(D)saturated(E)unsaturated(F)unsaturated

5) Labelthefollowingasnatural(N)orsynthetic(S)polymers:
__S__Polystyrene
__N__RNA
__S__Nylon
__S__Polyester
__S__Teflon
__N__Proteins
__N__Carbohydrates
__N__Nucleicacids
__S__Kevlar
__S__Plastic
__S__Polyethylene
__N__DNA