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Versatile Nature of Carbon

The word Versatile means multi faceted or multi talented .

For carbon, it means the ability to adapt itself into many different functions or substances.

 

Why is Carbon called Versatile?

Carbon is called versatile because it can form millions of compounds.

It is because of its following properties:

  • Catenation
  • Tetravalency
  • Small Size of Carbon

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