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Hydrogenation

Hydrogenation

Vegetable oils: double bond (rigid, molecules can't pack closely together)

To convert to solid form: double bonds must be hydrogenated

SATURATED FAT is made: less healthy

NICKEL CATALYST NEEDED

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Cracking

Cracking

converts long chain hydrocarbons into smaller, more USEFUL hydrocarbons

Generally:
larger alkane ------> smaller alkane + smaller alkene

Conditions:
500 C

Al 0
no oxygen

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Comments

Rachael

Ok but not very detailed

An improvement would be to specify what it is in the title

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