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what is so great abt the carbon's ability to branch out in 4 directions AKA carbon tetravalence?
Carbon tetrvalence means that the carbon has an easier time sharing electron. This allows for a carbon's versatility.
does carbon get along with different elements?
Carbon has compatibility with other elements becuz of its electron configuration
After linking so many atoms together it gets harder. The amount of atoms available for linking gets limited.
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false. the lucky electrons of a carbon can be used to form covalent bonds with other carbon atoms. so im not sure if linking is unlimited but it sure seems so.
what the hell are hydrocarbons? and what's important abt them?
hydrocarbons are made up of carbon and hydrogen. They are a huge part of fossil fuels. Their scarce in the body;but when many cell molecules are made entirely of hydrocarbs. also, fat has hydrocrabon tails
carbons versatility allows for what major elements?
carbon,hydrogen,oygen, nitrogen,
what are eantinomers? and what can be learned from them
eantinomers look exactly like each other. The different impacts of eantinomers shows how molecules depend on how atoms are arranged.