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    chemistry help please

    1. C_{60}(s) buckministerfullerene (buckyball) is a sphere made of pentagons and hexagons of carbon atoms, like a soccer ball

    a) how many carbon atoms are joined at each junction?
    b) suggest an explanation for the bonding around each carbon atom
    c) experimental evidence shows that the bonds in each hexagon and pentagon ring are identical. evaluate your answer to b)
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    There are 12 pentagones and 20 hexagones. Each C is linked to 3 others.
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