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Because fossil fuels are fossils is the simple answer. Fossil fuels are just large collections of tiny fossils which have undergone a slightly different process which allows them to be flammable.

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Fossil fuels are described as finite because no more will be made in the near future. Fossils fuels are the remnants of ancient creatures that are no longer here on earth. There will be no more when they are gone.

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How do you rewrite this sentence to make it correct Fossil fuels are made from the fossils of dinosaurs?

Fossil fuels are not made from the fossils of dinosaurs.

Why are fossil fuels called Fossil fuels if there is no fossils?

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Bury Fossils get Fuels

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They can't. Fossil fuel is made from fossils millions of years ago. Renewable has to happen much sooner than that.

What statement about fossils fuels is not true?

Fossil fuels are clean burning and will not be bad for the environment. We will never run out of fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are good for our health. These are a few that are not true about fossil fuels.

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fossil fuels are made from hydrocarbons of fossils of early life that has been locked away for millions of years

What are fossle fuels?

fossil fuels are natural gasses that come from fossils. one fossil fuel is oil.

How is energy produce d from fossil fuels?

Fossil fuels (hence the name) are natural fuels that come from decayed bodies (humus or fossils) in the earth.

What are 4 fossils fuels and why are they called fossil?

oil, coal, natural gas, coke they are called fossil fuels because they are as old as fossils. They take thousands, if not millions of years to turn into what they are.

How do fossils change the Earth's surface?

well im not very sure my self but it would have something to do with fossil fuels

What is the difference between fossils and fossils fuels?

Fossils are the remains of plants and animals, and fossil fuels are decomposed plants and animals that form coal, oil, and natural gas.

What 2 forces can turn fossils into fossil fuels?

heat and preasure