What are the two properties of carbon which lead to the huge number of carbon compounds we see around us?
What are the two properties of carbon which lead to the formation of a large number of carbon compounds?
The two features of carbon that give rise to a large number of compounds are as follows:
→ Catenation – It is the ability to form bonds with other atoms of carbon.
→ Tetravalency – With the valency of four, carbon is capable of bonding with four other atoms.
Concept: Saturated and Unsaturated Carbon Compounds
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