The distillation/cracking of an Oil Fraction

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What apparatus/substances are needed to distil oil?
Side arm tube, thermometer, bunsen burner to provide heat, crude oil and test tubes to collect fractions
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What is oil a mixture of?
Hydrocarbons
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What does the word 'distil' mean?
Boiling and then condensing
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What is the meaning of the term 'fraction'?
Hydrocarbons with similar boiling points
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What do we mean by the term 'unsaturated'?
It has a double bond
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Whilst cracking an oil fraction, substances are needed to prepare for it?
Ceramic wool with oil at the end of test tube and Vermiculite in the centre
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What is oil a mixture of?

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Hydrocarbons

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What is the meaning of the term 'fraction'?

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What do we mean by the term 'unsaturated'?

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