Group 5: Edmund, Kennedy, Shahid, Dariean
5 Uses of Hydrogen
Fuel: Hydrogen can be used as a fuel.
Petroleum: Hydrogen gas is used in the processing of petroleum products to break down crude oil into fuel oil, gasoline and such.
Fertilizer: Hydrogen is important in creating ammonia (NH3) for use in making fertilizer.
Food and fat: Hydrogen gas is used as a hydrogenating agent to for polyunsaturated fats, such as used in margarine. But it is also used in making unhealthy trans-fats that are often used in cookies and other goods.
Acids and bases: Hydrogen atoms are in every acid and base. Hydrogen gas is sometimes used directly to create an acid.