2 chemistry questions. please help?

1. The monomer used as the building block in polyethylene is ____.

a. ethane

b. ethene

c. monoethane

d. amino acid

  1. What happens in a condensation reaction?

a. head-to-tail joining of monomers

b. side-by-side joining of monomers

c. cross-linking of monomers

d. substitution of a halogen

2 Answers

  • 1.b

    it’s ethene and not an amino acid!!! amino acids form proteins as their polymers.

    2.a

  • 1.d

    2.d

    Source(s): my intellectual brain

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