Subject Chemistry General Chemistry

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1. Why does adding ethanol to gasoline decrease the gas mileage of vehicles?

2. Why is it necessary to convert oils into biodiesel before burning them in vehicle engines? Why not skip a step and simply burn the oil in the car engine?

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1) The addition of ethanol to gasoline serves several purposes such as scavenging up water from the gas tank and fuel line as well as serve to lower emissions; however, the problem with ethanol being used in gasoline systems is the amount of energy released from the...

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