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Define catenation.

 

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Catenation can be defined as the self-linking property of atoms of an element through covalent bonds so as to form straight chain, branched or cyclic chains of varying lengths.

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Define catenation. Answer Catenation can be defined as the self-linking property of atoms of an element through covalent bonds so as to form straight chain, branched or cyclic chains of varying lengths. Straight Chain C C C C C C Branched Chain Branched Chain Cyclic Chain

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