Q. What are the two properties of carbon which lead to the huge number of carbon compounds we see around us? | Unit 4 Chemistry NCERT solution Class 10

Q. What are the two properties of carbon which lead to the huge number of carbon compounds we see around us?

 

Answer:-

The two features of carbon that give rise to a large number of compounds are as follows:

(i) Catenation − It is the ability to form bonds with other atoms of carbon.
(ii) Tetravalency − With the valency of four, carbon is capable of bonding with four other atoms.