Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 5 - 5.1 - Concept Check: 2

Answer

Nine.

Work Step by Step

For a polymer of X subunits, there are X-1 bonds to hydrolyze, and 10-1 = 9. You can see this in Fig. 5.2 by counting bonds.
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