Polymer Chemistry

Polymers Are Molecules Too!

Are all polymer chains the same size?

No. Let’s stick with the macaroni metaphor to understand this. Imagine you’re stringing noodles together to make a macaroni necklace. You can put as many noodles on a single string as you want. If you have two strings, you can put an equal number of noodles on each string or make one longer than another. Again, the macaroni noodles are monomers, which form polymers when we string them together.


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