Polymerisation.

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What is a polymer? When small molecules join together to make long molecules.
What are polymers made from? Chemicals that are obtained from Crude Oil.
Give an example. When molecules of ethene join together to make poly(ethene) or polythene.
Polythene Picture. ethene_makes_polythene.gif (image/gif)
What can happen by polymerising these smaller molecules? A wide variety of polymers can be used. These synthetic materials have many uses.
What kind of a polymer is polythene? An additional polymer.
Why is this? Because lots of alkene molecules add together.
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