Name two fossil fuels.
The two very common fossil fuels are coal and petroleum.
Coal is a flammable hard rock majorly made of carbon with some parts of oxygen, sulphur, nitrogen and hydrogen.
Petroleum is a thick yellow-black liquid majorly made of hydrocarbons, used for various types of fuels.
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