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    Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere

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    Taking the mass of the atmosphere to be 4.2E15 metric tons, what mass of carbon must be burned in order to increase the average carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere by 140ppm by volume (in metric tons)?
    Hint: The average molar mass of air is 28.96 g/mol.

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    This solution shows how to calculate the mass of carbon that must be burned in order to increase the average carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere by 140 ppm by volume?

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