C1,Hydrocarbons as fuels

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When do fuels burn?
When they react with oxygen in the air
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When does comeplete combustion happen?
When lots of air is fupplied to the fuel
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What do hydrocaron fuels contain and what happens during combustion?
Carbon and hydrogen and hydrogen is oxidised by water
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What happens to hydrogen and carbonduring incomeplete combustion?
Hydrogen is still oxidised by water but carbon turns into carbon monoxide instead of carbon dioxide
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What is released during incomeplete combustion?
solid particles containing carbon are released and is seen as soot. This blocks out the earths sunlight from reaching the earth
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What is dissolved in water to form a weak acidic solution and what does this mean?
Carbon dioxide, and means rainwater is naturally slightly acidic
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How does acid rain affect trees?
It damages their waxy layers, making it more difficult to absotrb the minerals they need
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What does coal and most hydrocarbon fuels contain?
sulphur compounds
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