Problem: Which of the following statements concerning dehydration reactions and hydrolysis is correct? A) Dehydration reactions allow solutions to evaporate; hydrolysis reactions dissolve solutes. B) Dehydration reactions and hydrolysis reactions assemble polymers from monomers.C) Hydrolysis reactions create polymers from monomers; and dehydration reactions create monomers from polymers.D) Dehydration reactions create polymers from monomers; hydrolysis reactions break down polymers.

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Which of the following statements concerning dehydration reactions and hydrolysis is correct? 

A) Dehydration reactions allow solutions to evaporate; hydrolysis reactions dissolve solutes. 

B) Dehydration reactions and hydrolysis reactions assemble polymers from monomers.

C) Hydrolysis reactions create polymers from monomers; and dehydration reactions create monomers from polymers.

D) Dehydration reactions create polymers from monomers; hydrolysis reactions break down polymers.

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