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Gasoline is made when refineries break down the hydrocarbons found in crude oil. Crude oil is formed from the remains of animals and aquatic plants that lived billions of years ago and have been covered in sediment and exposed to high temperatures and extreme pressure.


Gasoline and water do not mix because they have different density levels, or mass per unit volume. Water has a density of 1 gram per milliliter, while gasoline has a density of 0.8 gram per milliliter.


To remove the odor of gasoline, sprinkle it with baking soda, rub it with dish soap, rinse it, apply a paste of baking soda and water, and rinse again. This 1-hour procedure requires microfiber cloths, baking soda, dish soap, a sponge, water, a bowl and a plastic bin.


To remove the smell of gasoline from clothing, multiple cleaning agents must be used to first remove any remaining gasoline and then to remove any residual odor. Gasoline can be one of the most difficult stains and smells to remove from clothing.


There is no single evaporation rate for gasoline because the rate varies based on additives in the gasoline and the environmental conditions where it is stored. In an open container at room temperature, the volatile components of gasoline begin to evaporate immediately.


Factors that determine the price of gasoline include the current price of crude oil, the costs of oil refinement, current tax rates and the expenses incurred by petroleum companies to market gasoline to consumers. Of these factors, the price of crude oil is the largest determining factor in gasoline


Remove gasoline stains from concrete with kitty litter, a powdered laundry detergent paste and a nylon brush or sponge. Making sure to ventilate the area, pour kitty litter over the stains, allow it remain overnight, and remove. Then scrub the area with the detergent paste and brush or sponge.


To remove the smell of gasoline from upholstery, make sure that the original stain has been completely cleaned up. Follow up by treating the place where the stain was with a substance that neutralizes or absorbs odors.


As of 2015, the gasoline tax in Utah is 24.5 cents per gallon and is applied for any gasoline type, including diesel. An additional 0.5 cents of tax is also included with every gallon to cover for associated inspection and miscellaneous fees.


The most common methods of removing salt from water are distillation and reverse osmosis. Distillation refers to the process of purifying water through evaporation and condensation, while reverse osmosis uses a semi-permeable membrane to remove salt and other particles from water.