Thu March 27, 2014 By: Sanskrati Gawande

write a short on polymerization and substitution reaction

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Thu March 27, 2014
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Definition of polymerization:

The phenomenon in which simple and small molecules are converted into large and complex molecules is known as Polymerization.
The simple and small molecules are known as monomer, where as large and complex molecules are called polymers.

Classification of Polymerization

Polymerization has been classified the following.
 a) Addition Polymerization
 b) Condensation Polymerization

a) Addition Polymerization
The process of Polymerization in which molecules are added into each other is called Addition Polymerization.

b)  Condensation Polymerization
The process of Polymerization in which removal of water molecule takes place with the formation of polymer is called Condensation Polymerization.


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