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Textbook Problem

Technician A says that the use of methanol in internal combustion engines has declined over the years. Technician B says that the use of MTBE as a gasoline additive has declined over the years. Who is correct?

a. Technician A

b. Technician B

c. Both A and B

d. Neither A nor B

To determine

The technician A’s statement is correct or technician B’s statement is correct.

Explanation

Methanol is used as an alternative fuel in the engine. Methanol is mixed in fuel to make a blend but it is very toxic in nature. Due to its toxicity, this fuel is very corrosive. Due to its corrosive nature, the engine designed to run should be made of special plastic and rubber components or stainless-steel fuel system. Due to these reasons, the use of methanol is reducing year by year. Hence, technician A is correct...

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