Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 3 - The Chemical Building Blocks of Life - Review Questions - Understand: 1

Answer

B.

Work Step by Step

Polymers form by dehydration reactions, which are described in B. C. is the opposite, a hydrolysis reaction to break down a polymer, and A. is wrong since monomers are added to a polymer, not single carbon atoms. D. is about how polymers interact between themselves or how they obtain 3D shape, not how they form in the first place.
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