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Why does crude oil need to be separated?
Because crude oil contains many different compound that boil on different temps. Also they need to be separated to make more useful fuels.
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How do you separate the compound in crude oil?
distillation
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Most compounds in crude oil are....
hydrocarbons
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The higher the boiling point of the hydrocarbon depends on the?
size of its molecule.
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What comes out at the bottom of the fractional distillation tower?
Tar, thick mixtures.
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What comes out at the top of the fractional distillation tower?
gas
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What are the three things that come out of the fractional distillation tower?
gasoline,kerosene,diesel.
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What happens to the oil before it goes into the the column?
gets vapourised
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