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4 suitable fuels for cooking, heating homes or providing transport

natural gas
petrol
diesel
heating oil

2

what do hydrocarbons contain?

hydrogen and carbon only

3

3 problems of burning fossil fuels

pollution
carbon dioxide production
global warming

4

resources of fossil fuels are what?
what does this mean?

finite
will eventually run out
non renewable

5

combustion of hydrocarbons
methane+oxygen---> carbon dioxide+water
symbol equation

CH4+O2--->CO2+H2O

6

balanced symbol for complete combustion of hydrocarbons
propane:

propane+oxygen--->carbon dioxide+water
CaH8+5O2--->3CO2+4H2O

7

alkaline hydrocarbons have what structure?

CnH2n+2