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What are monomers, polymers, copolymers, and homopolymers?

Monomer – a small molecule which may react chemically to link together with other molecules of the same type to form a large molecule called a polymer.
Polymer – is a large molecule composed of repeating structural units connected by covalent bonds.
Copolymer – a polymer made from more than one kind of monomer.
Homopolymer - a polymer consisting of identical monomer units.
Title: What are monomers, polymers, copolymers, and homopolymers?
Description: The difference between monomers, polymers, copolymers, and homopolymers.
Published: 8/28/2008
Last Edited: 9/19/2013
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