Why plastic in known as polymer ?

Why plastic in known as polymer ?

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Pawan Prajapati
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one year ago
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Jayesh Vashishtha
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one year ago
Dear student,
Plastics are considered polymers because, like polymers, plastics are high molecular weight compounds containing several repeating units. These repeating units are the basic molecules called monomers. ... In addition, polymerization, the monomer units add to form long polymer chains.
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