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WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY TETRAVALENCY AND CATENATION?

Asked by khoonkharjat...(student), 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.

Posted by Utkarsh Jain(student), on 31/10/10

 Catenation is the ability of a chemical element to form a long chain-like structure via a series of covalent bonds

Posted by Pradheepan Ragh...(student), on 31/10/10
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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!

Cheers!!

Posted by Shukla Paladhi(MeritNation Expert), on 1/11/10

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 tetravalency means having 4 valent electrons. Catenation means the self combining capacity of any element.

Posted by shekharnauti(student), on 1/11/10
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