Dehydration vs. Hydrolysis Reactions:
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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