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    136. What mass of calcium carbonate is required to react with the sulfur that is produced by burning 1000 kg of coal that contains 3.6 % sulfur by mass? Using a chemical equation convert the mass of coal to a mass of sulfur dioxide, then calculate the amount of calcium carbonate needed.

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    Mass percent concentration is defined as the mass of the solute in grams multiplied by 100 divided by the mass of the solution in grams

    1000 kg of coal that contains 3.6 % sulfur by mass

    ==> 1000*3.6/100 Kg = 36Kg of sulpher is present.

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