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.
It is not ' petrolium '.......it 's ' Petroleum '.
you could also say,
fossils are formed over millions of years, so fossil fuels are those which take millions of years to form.