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khoonkharjat... , asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 31/10/10

WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY TETRAVALENCY AND CATENATION?

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Shukla Paladhi , Meritnation Expert added an answer, on 1/11/10

Dear user, Both Utkarsh and Pradheepan have provided correct answers. So, you can refer to those.

@Utkarsh, Good answer!! We really appreciate your contribution to this forum. Keep posting!

@Pradheepan, Good answer!! We really appreciate your contribution to this forum. Keep posting!

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Pradheepan Raghavan From Delhi Private School, added an answer, on 31/10/10
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 Catenation is the ability of a chemical element to form a long chain-like structure via a series of covalent bonds

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Utkarsh Jain From Delhi Public School, added an answer, on 31/10/10
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 Tetravalency means that the valency is 4. i don't know what catenation means but i can tell u what cation means. A positive ion is called cation.

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shekharnauti , added an answer, on 1/11/10
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 tetravalency means having 4 valent electrons. Catenation means the self combining capacity of any element.

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