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1

What are emulsions

Thicker than oil or water and have many uses that depend on their special properties

2

What do emulsions provide

Better texture, coating ability and appearance

3

What do emulsifiers have

Hydrophilic and hydrophobic properties

4

What do vegetable oils that are unsaturated contain

double carbon- carbon bonds

5

How can these bonds be detected

By reacting with bromine water

6

How can vegetable oils that are unsaturated be hardened

By reacting them with hydrogen in the presence of a nickel catalyst 60C

7

Why are oils used to produce emulsions

They do not dissolve in water