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    Coal and Acid Rain

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    How many metric tons of 5%-S coal would be needed to yield the H2SO4 required to produce a 1.5-cm rainfall of pH 2.00 over an area of 100 square kilometers?
    Hint: Calculate volume of rain, mol H+, mass of S, mass of coal

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    Solution Summary

    This solution explains how to calculate the mass of coal needed to produce 1.5 cm of rainfall with a pH of 2 over an area of 100 square kilometers.

    $2.19

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