Fossil fuels questions

IB Chemistry: Fossil fuels questions

1. The following table gives some RON values for some of the individual components that can be found in gasoline (petrol).(a) Explain why the value for methylbenzene is greater than 100.(b) Deduce the octane rating for a fuel that consists of 87% 2,2,4-trimethylpentane, 8% 2-methylheptane and 5% methylbenzene by volume.2. Pure octane has a density of 0.703 g cm−3. A typical car gasoline tank holds 55 dm3 of fuel. If...


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