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General formula of alkanes

CnH2n+2

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What are the products of the complete combustion of alkanes

Carbon dioxide and water

3

What are the products of the incomplete combustion of alkanes

Carbon monoxide
Carbon
Carbon dioxide
Water

4

What is the general formula for alkenes?

CnH2n

5

What is the catalyst for the manufacture of ethanol

Phosphoric acid

6

What are the conditions for the manufacture of ethanol using steam?

300°C
60-70 atmospheres

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What are the conditions for the production of ethanol via fermentation?

30°c

8

What is the catalyst used for the dehydration of ethanol?

Aluminium oxide

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quality of product (ethene and steam)

pure

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quality of product (fermentation)

very impure- needs further processing