Fractional distillation of crude oil

Chemistry

THE ROLE OF CHEMISTRY IN SOCIETY

THE ROLE OF CHEMISTRY IN SOCIETY.

(a)Chemistry is used in the following:

(i) Washing/cleaning with soap:

Washing/cleaning is a chemical process that involves interaction of water, soap and dirt so as to remove the dirt from a garment.

(ii) Understanding chemicals of life

Living thing grow, respire and feed. The formation and growth of cells involve chemical processes in living things using carbohydrates, proteins and vitamins.