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Posted by kkr on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 11:50pm.

The monomer structure of polystyrene is shown below:

(a) Would you expect polystyrene to be a stiff or a pliable polymer?

1)Stiff
2)Pliable

(b) What kind of synthesis is used in the production of polystyrene from styrene monomers?

1)Addition polymerization
2)Condensation polymerization
3)Anionic polymerization




(c) Calculate the degree of polymerization n of polystyrene with a molecular weight of 3.091106 g/mol.

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