December 22, 2014

Homework Help: chemistry

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?


(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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