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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 3.091×106 g/mol.

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    A. stiff
    B. Addition polymerization

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    (c) 3.091×10^6 / 104.15 = 29678.34

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    Thank you

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