Polymer Properties Question

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Tell me what your ideas are for this multiple choice question

Compared to semiconductors, metals, and ceramics, polymers:

a) have lower melting points
b) tend to have lower densities
c) deform plastically to a higher extent
d) have lower electrical conductivity
e) all of the above
f) a, b, & c
g) a, b, & d

As of now I'm 99% sure that a is true, polymer tend to melt easily. I'm actually sure that b is true also.
 

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do polymers (I'm assuming things like plastics, but there are also natural and biopolymers) conduct electricity? What about metals, ceramics and semiconductors?

What does plastic deformation invlove? Which property of a material determines its plastic deformation?
 

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