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What are the two properties of carbon that lead to the huge number of carbon compounds we see around us?

What are the two properties of carbon that lead to the huge number of carbon compounds we see around us?

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Pawan Prajapati
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one year ago
Due to its large valency, carbon atoms can form covalent bonds with a number of carbon atoms as well as with a large number of other atoms such as hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulphur, chlorine and many more atoms. This leads to the formation of a large number of organic compounds.

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