The majority of our fuels and plastics are derived from oil. Crude oil can be separated into different fractions using fractional distillation.
In the fractional distillation of crude oil, where is the hottest part of the fractionating column?
Which fraction leaves the tower at the very top?
Which is a use for kerosene (paraffin)?
Where do the longest hydrocarbon molecules condense?
Which fractions are the hardest to ignite?
Which is the main compound in natural gas?
What was coal originally formed from?
What type of molecule is used as the starting point in cracking?
What conditions are used for cracking?
What are the typical products of cracking?