chemistry-crude oil

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what is crude oil?
dark smelly liquid ,a mixture of different chemical compounds.
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why can't we use it out of the ground?
it has too many substances at different boiling points.
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how can we separate crude oil?
by distillation. this is a process which separates substances from a mixture, with different boiling points.
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what are hydrocarbons?
(alkanes) compounds which contain 2 or more chemical elements.
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what are alkanes?
it is a hydrocarbon in crude oil.
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why can't we use it out of the ground?

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it has too many substances at different boiling points.

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how can we separate crude oil?

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what are hydrocarbons?

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what are alkanes?

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