why coal and petroleum are called fossil fuel?
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petrolium and coal are called fossil fuels because plants and animal wastes are burried under earth's crust millions of years ago and they are limited
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I HAVE A DIFFERENT VIEW....dead reamains of living beings r called fossils...there4, the fuel formed by decomposition of it shud b called fossil fuels..
they are called fossil fuels because they are formed from fossils buried deep under the earth's surface . they're formed by the decomposition of biomass.
you could also say,
fossils are formed over millions of years, so fossil fuels are those which take millions of years to form.
It is not ' petrolium '.......it's ' Petroleum'.