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1. What are the three major fossil fuels?There are three noteworthy forms of fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas. Every one of the three was formed years back amid the time of the dinosaurs. Coal: Coal utilized as a part of force plants is discovered inexhaustibly in the northeastern United States and Canada. It is mined in profound mines or in strip mines closer to the surface 2. Why does 2-butene havecisandtransisomers but 1-butene doesnt?Cis/Trans Isomerism occurs when there are two different groups on each side of the C=C bond. In But-2-ene the Carbons with a double bond are each bonded to one C and one H whereas, in But-1-ene one end is bonded to carbon and Hydrogen, and one end is bonded to two hydrogens.3. List three gasoline additives that increase the octane rating of gasolineGasoline additivesincreasegasoline'soctane ratingor act ascorrosion inhibitorsorlubricants, thus allowing the use of highercompression ratiosfor greater efficiency and power. Types of additives includemetal deactivators,corrosion inhibitors,oxygenatesandantioxidants.4. The process used to make biodiesel from soy requires the use of methanol.What does this imply about the notion that biodiesels can eliminate the need for fossil fuels?Even though from the notion that biodiesels are able to be produced needless of fossil fuels has been spread out, it might not be entirely true. Simply because, in the case where biofuels such as biodiesels

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