Lesson: Addition Polymerization
In this lesson, we will learn how to define an addition polymerization and determine the structure of an addition polymer from the monomer reactant.
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Worksheet: 11 Questions • 1 Video
Addition polymers may be made from many types of monomer. What is the most common type of monomer used to make addition polymers?
Which of the following is the best description of an addition polymer?
Poly(styrene) is an addition polymer made from the monomer styrene.
If 100 kg of styrene reacts completely to form polystyrene, what mass of polystyrene is produced?