1.3 Chemistry Is The Central Science.

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    Which fields are considered prerequisite to chemistry, meaning that they provide a foundation for , studying chemistry, also meaning that they are a more basic, less applied field of study than chemistry?

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      Math and physics

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      Biology and the social sciences

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      Genetics and molecular orbital theory

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      Math and biology

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    A. Math and physics
    Explanation
    chemistry is the entral science. ore basic, foundational, prerequisite fields include math and physics. More applied fields include biology and the social sciences such as psychology and anthropology

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    Watson and Crick determined that all living things have DNA molecules in each cell. Based on this, what types of chemists are Watson and Crick?

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      Analytical chemists

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      Medicinal chemists

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      Physical chemists

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      Biochemists

    Correct Answer
    D. Biochemists
    Explanation
    Although Watson, Crick and Franklin used all branches of chemistry in their discovery (for example Franklin was an expert analytical chemist, relying on x-ray crystallography), they were acting as biochemists when they determined a molecule common to all living things.

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    Polymer chemists investigate the extremely long repeating chains of molecules known as polymers, also commonly known as

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      Strands

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      Plastics

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      Links

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      Rubber

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    B. Plastics
    Explanation
    long repeating chains of molecules are known as polymers, commonly known as plastics. They are usually organic, such as nylon or polypropylene. Natural sources include rubber and cellulose for example.

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