The catalytic converter on your automobile contains small amounts of a precious metal catalyst. Which of the following components would you expect to be decreased in your tailpipe emissions by a properly functioning catalytic converter in your automobile (Choose all that apply):
- carbon monoxide
- carbon dioxide
A catalytic converter treats the exhaust before it leaves the car and removes a lot of the pollution.
The catalytic converter reduces the unburned hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide by burning (oxidizing) them over a platinum and palladium catalyst. Therefore it should ...
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