Chapter 4

NCERT
Class 10
Science
Solutions
9. Why are carbon and its compounds used as fuels for most applications?

Question:

Why are carbon and its compounds used as fuels for most applications?

Answer:

Carbon compounds are used as fuel because they burn with a clean flame and no smoke is produced. Carbon compounds have high calorific values, maximum ignition temperature and their combustion can be controlled. Hence, carbon and its compounds are a great source of fuel.

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