why are carbon compound are used as fuel

Asked by shubham | 4th Dec, 2013, 08:40: PM

Expert Answer:

  • Most of the carbon compounds give a lot of heat and light when burnt in air.
  • Saturated hydrocarbons burn with a clean flame and no smoke is produced.
  • The carbon compounds, used as a fuel, have high calorific values.
  • Therefore, carbon and its compounds are used as fuels for most applications.

Answered by Hanisha Vyas | 5th Dec, 2013, 10:19: AM

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