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What is crude oil a mixture of?
HYDROCARBONS
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What products can it be split into?
FUELS
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What method is used to separate the oils?
FRACTIONAL DISTILLATION
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What does cracking do?
Breaks long alkanes into alKEnes and alKAnes
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What are fossil fuels and how are they formed?
crude oil, gases and fuels are fossil fuels they are formed a million years ago
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Where are they found?
TRAPPED IN SEDIMENTRY ROCK OF EARTHS CRUST
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What is distillation?
distillation seperates pure liquid from liquids
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Why is distillation commonly used?
ethanol-alcohol
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Say the sequence of the process of distillation
heating → evaporating → cooling → condensing
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