Define catenation

Define catenation
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Yogita Ingle 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The ability of an element to form bonds with other atoms of the same element is called catenation.

It is the binding of an element to itself through covalent bonds to form chain or ring molecules.

Examples : Carbon is the most common element that exhibits catenation property. That means it can form long hydrocarbon chains and rings like benzene.

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