posted by Chemgam on .
(a) Propylene, H2C=CH-CH3, can be reacted to form a polymer known as polypropylene (PP). What type of polymerization reaction is most appropriate for the formation of polypropylene?
(b) What is the degree of polymerization, n, of polypropylene with a molecular weight of 600,000 g/mole?
(c) Identify the tacticity of the segment of polypropylene shown below.
H CH3 (8 top)
H H (9 down)