# How many bonds can Carbon form? Why is this important?

#### Risposta:

Well, carbon can form up to FOUR covalent bonds...........

#### Spiegazione:

Well, carbon can form up to FOUR covalent bonds....... with hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, and other heteroatoms. Carbon can also "catenate"; i.e. form long C-C chains, with differing substitution along that chain. The result is that carbon chemistry can support long-chain, complicated molecules that can function biologically.

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