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What is crude oil?
Crude oil is a mixture of hydrocarbon
compounds.
Definition of hydrocarbons
Hydrocarbons are molecules containing
only hydrogen and carbon.…read more

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Alkanes
Alkanes are saturated hydrocarbons. They
contain as many hydrogen atoms as
possible. All the bonds are single bonds
(no double bonds).
General formula CnH2n+2…read more

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Properties of alkanes
The properties of alkanes depends on size
Size of the alkane : increases
Boiling point : increases
Volatility : decreases
Viscosity : increases
Flammability : decreases…read more

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Fractional Distillation of Crude Oil
· Crude oil is a mixture of hydrocarbon
molecules having between 1and over 50
carbons.
· To make it useful as a fuel the molecules
have to be separated into groups of similar
sized molecules called fractions.
· Fractions contain molecules with similar
boiling points.…read more

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Mariamseeds

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Mariamseeds

Thank you, this was really helpful and simple! 

Mariamseeds

Thank you, this was really helpful and simple! 

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