Cracking

This lesson will explain how we make the most out of the crude oil fractions. It will also introduce you to alkenes which are an important chemical family.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Fractional distillation separates out hydrocarbons based on their...

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Q2.What is the majority of crude oil made up of?

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Q3.The intermolecular forces holding together short-chain hydrocarbon molecules are...

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Q4.Which of the following is not a product of fractional distillation?

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Q5.Why do long-chain hydrocarbons have higher boiling points?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.Fractional distillation separates out hydrocarbons based on their...

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Q2.What is the majority of crude oil made up of?

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Q3.The intermolecular forces holding together short-chain hydrocarbon molecules are...

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Q4.Which of the following is not a product of fractional distillation?

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Q5.Why do long-chain hydrocarbons have higher boiling points?

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Cracking

This quiz will test your knowledge from today's lesson and your prior learning.

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Q1.What happens during 'cracking'?

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Q2.What is crude oil?

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Q3.What is the main difference between alkanes and alkenes?

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Q4.What would happen if we added propane to bromine water?

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Q5.Which of the following is NOT a type of cracking?

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Cracking

This quiz will test your knowledge from today's lesson and your prior learning.

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.What happens during 'cracking'?

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Q2.What is crude oil?

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Q3.What is the main difference between alkanes and alkenes?

3/5

Q4.What would happen if we added propane to bromine water?

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Q5.Which of the following is NOT a type of cracking?

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Lesson summary: Cracking

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