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Why can alkanes not be used to make polymers?

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Icie Gerlach


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Muhammad Kashif Best Answer!

Hi Tara, aren't you a little overqualified for PhD in Molecular Biology writing alkanes as "unsaturated?"

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Alkanes are unsaturated and have only single carbon - carbon bonds, these means that they don't have any 'spare bonds' and so are unable to react with each other to form a polymer.

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