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what are fossil fuels?
fossil fuels are finite resources.
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what is a hydrocarbon?
it is a atom molecule which is made up of hydrogen and carbon ONLY.
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what is cracking?
cracking turns large hyrdrocarbons into smaller more useful ones.
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describe fractional distillation?
crude oil is heated.Gases like LPG leave the top as they have weak intermolecular forces.Thick liquids/solids leave the bottom as they have strong intermolecular forces and need more heat to break them.
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name three political problems..
1) transportation costs a lot and clean up operations harm wildlife.
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what is a hydrocarbon?

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it is a atom molecule which is made up of hydrogen and carbon ONLY.

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what is cracking?

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describe fractional distillation?

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name three political problems..

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