Problem: Which of the following is true of carbon? A) It forms only polar molecules. B) It can form a maximum of three covalent bonds with other elements.C) It is highly electronegative.D) It can form a carbon skeleton and host functional groups. 

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Carbon: contains four valence electrons → maximum of four bonds

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Which of the following is true of carbon? 

A) It forms only polar molecules. 

B) It can form a maximum of three covalent bonds with other elements.

C) It is highly electronegative.

D) It can form a carbon skeleton and host functional groups. 

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