Free radical polymerization

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Homework Statement



When heating the methyl methacrylate reaction (methyl methacrylate and dibenzoyl peroxide) to 90-95oC, why do bubbles evolve from the solution?

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The Attempt at a Solution



I'm not sure why the bubbles form. Any hints or helpful websites?
 

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What happens when you heat a peroxide?
 

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