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    Limestone and Sulfur

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    Assume that the wet limestone process requires 1 metric ton of calcium carbonate to remove + 85.0 % of the sulfur from 4 metric tons of coal containing + 10.0 % S Assume that the sulfur product is calcium sulfate. Calculate the percentage of the limestone converted to calcium sulfate.

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    This solution explains how to calculate the percentage of limestone converted to calcium sulfate when coal is burned.