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What are Polymers? by Mind Map: What are Polymers?
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What are Polymers?

Polyethene

Electrons are shared

made of

Carbon

Hydrogen

PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)

Synthetic

made of Petrochemicals

Hydrocarbons

Comes from oil

man made

Examples

Styrofoam (PolyStyrene)

Differnt kinds, HDPE, LDPE, PETE

Long carbon Chains

Covalently bonded

Linear Chain

used to make rope

Branched Chain

Used to make plastic Grocery bags

Cross-links

Slime

Plastics

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