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Ethylene-2dstructure

Ethylene molecule structure

Ethylene, known to chemists as ethene, is a compound with the formula C2H4. It is part of the hydrocarbon group alkenes, where straight chains of carbon with carbon attached, the carbon has at least one double bond. Polyethylene is a large chain of carbon made from disconnecting the double bond and bonding it to another carbon atom.

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