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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
Answered 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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Utkarsh Jain , From Delhi Public School , added an answer
Answered on 31/10/10

 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.

Pradheepan Raghavan , From Delhi Private School , added an answer
Answered 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

shekharnauti , added an answer
Answered on 1/11/10

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