What properties of carbon explain carbon's ability to form different large and complex structures?

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Sep 11, 2016

Answer:

#1.# The ability of carbon to catenate, i.e. to form long carbon chains;

#2.# The ability......

Explanation:

#2.# The ability of carbon to form bonds to heteroelements (#i.e. X, N, O, S#) along the chain, and thus give various regions of different reactivity and functionality.

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