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Can you say what happens to the hydrocarbons in crude oils?
They are separated into fractions.
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What substance would you find at the top of the fractional distillation tower?
Gases
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What would you find at the bottom of the distillation tower?
Tar dfor roads and waxes.
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What happens to the boiling point as you go further up the fractional distillation tower?
It decreases as well as density.
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What affects the type of fuel which a hydrocarbon is used for?
The hydrocarbons properties. e.g boiling point.
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Can you name 4 gases given off when a hydrocarbon is burned?
Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, oxides of nitrogen.
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What causes acid rain?
Sulfur dioxide.
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Does an alkene always have a double bond?
yes it does.
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What is done to a hydrocarbon to produce a smaller more useful substance?
It is cracked in the Naptha fraction.
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