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Describe characteristics and uses of coke.

 

Answer

Characteristics of coke

  1. It is an almost pure form of carbon.
  2. It is a tough, porous and black substance.
  3. It is made by heating coal in the absence of air.
  4. It burns without producing any smoke.

 

Uses of coke

  1. It is used as reducing agent in the extraction of metals
  2. It is used in the manufactureing of steel.
  3. It is used as a fuel
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