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If 0.52 moles of terephthalic acid are reacted with 0.52 moles of ethylene glycol, what is the number average degree of polymerization at 90 and 100% reaction?

Neglecting the contribution of end groups to polymer molar mass, calculate the percentage conversion of functional groups required to obtain a polyester with a number‐average molar mass of 24,000 g mol‐1 from the monomer HO(CH2)14COOH.

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When 0.52 moles of terephthalic acid is reacted with 0.52 moles of ethylene glycol, they are stoichiometrically equivalent Number average degree of polymerization of a polymerization reaction is the average number of structural units per chain and can be obtained by using Carothers equation...

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