Separating Crude Oils

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What do we call the compounds that contain only carbon and hydrogen atoms?
Hydrocarbons
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Which of the following describes the top of an oil fractionating column?
The top of an oil fractionating column is colder than the bottom of the column.
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What happens to a liquid during its separation from a mixture by distillation?
Evaporating followed by condensing
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In comparison with large hydrocarbons, how would you describe small hydrocarbons?
In comparison with large hydrocarbons, small hydrocarbons are more volatile.
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What is the general formula for alkanes?
CnH2n+2
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How can alkanes be described?
Alkanes can be described as saturated.
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The most viscous hydrocarbons are likely to leave the fractionating column at:
The bottom
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