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Carbon forms a great variety of stable compounds. Which of the following is not a reason for this variety? A. Carbon can form up to four covalent bonds with other atoms. B. Carbon atoms can bond to other carbon atoms. C. Bonds between carbon atoms are strong and stable. D. Carbon atoms are strongly electronegative, allowing them to form a variety of ionic bonds.
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User: Carbon forms a great variety of stable compounds. Which of the following is not a reason for this variety? A. Carbon can form up to four covalent bonds with other atoms. B. Carbon atoms can bond to other carbon atoms. C. Bonds between carbon atoms are strong and stable. D. Carbon atoms are strongly electronegative, allowing them to form a variety of ionic bonds.

Weegy: I think the answer is b, but get a second opinion.
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User: Diamonds are extremely hard, which can be explained by the fact that each carbon atom in a diamond is A. free to change positions with other adjacent carbon atoms. B. part of a network of carbon atoms, all with covalent bonds. C. extremely hard itself. D. not bonded to any other carbon atoms.

Weegy: B. part of a network of carbon atoms, all with covalent bonds.
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User: The carbon atoms in graphite make graphite feel soft and slippery because they are bonded A. in flat sheets that are one atom thick. B. to four hydrogen atoms. C. into a single rigid network. D. to each other with only triple bonds.

Weegy: A. in flat sheets that are one atom thick
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User: Which of the following compounds is an unsaturated hydrocarbon? A. methane B. propyne C. nonane D. cycloalkane

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Propyne is an unsaturated hydrocarbon.
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Choose the false statement about thermosetting polymers. A. Thermosetting polymers are branched. B. Thermosetting polymers are cross-linked. C. Thermosetting polymers do not melt when heated. D. Thermosetting polymers keep their original shapes.
Weegy: C. Thermosetting polymers do not melt when heated. User: When the prefix cyclo- comes before the name of a hydrocarbon, what does it mean? A. The molecule is bent. B. The molecule is linear. C. The molecule is circular. D. The molecule is branched. (More)
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When the prefix cyclo- comes before the name of a hydrocarbon, it means that the molecule is circular.
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