Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 22 - Hydrocarbon Compounds - 22.5 Hydrocarbons From Earth's Crust - 22.5 Lesson Check: 39

Answer

Heat, pressure, and bacteria changed marine organisms buried in ocean sediments into petroleum and natural gas. Heat and pressure changed buried layers of vegetation into coal.

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Heat, pressure, and bacteria changed marine organisms buried in ocean sediments into petroleum and natural gas. Heat and pressure changed buried layers of vegetation into coal.
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