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Carboxylic Acids

Carboxylic acids can occur naturally : When alcohols are oxidised they can produce a type of acid known as a carboxylic acid.    one example of a carboxylic acid is ethanoic acid . This is also known as Acetic acid and is the acid found in vinegar. Other examples of carboxylic acids are methanoic acid ( also known as formic acid)  wh...
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Addition Polymers and condensation polymers

​Polymers are a very important group of compounds. Many organic ( carbon based)  molecules can be made to Polymerise. The word "poly" means many.  When a molecule is polymerised the ( usually short) monomer molecules join up with one another to form very long polymer molecules. Addition Polymerisation These two videos show ...
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