chemistry

Carbon is able to form large numbers of organic compounds because carbon can
A.form 4 bonds
B.form single, double and triple bonds
C.form chains, rings, spheres and sheets
D.the carbon-carbon bond is very stable
E.all answers are correct

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  1. http://www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/modules/carbon/carbon1.html
    A, B, C, are true. Think about diamond (and All C material) for D. Then think about E.
    http://www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/modules/carbon/carbon1.html

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