Acidic Rain

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Jarrett Peyrefitte 2K
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Acidic Rain

Postby Jarrett Peyrefitte 2K » Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:13 pm

Why can rain be acidic? How do you reduce acidic rain?

ishaa Diwakar 4E
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Re: Acidic Rain

Postby ishaa Diwakar 4E » Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:20 pm

Acid rain forms from the reaction between CO2, SO2 and NO2 with H2O in the atmosphere. These reactions form the acids H2CO3, H2SO4, and HNO3, which release H+ ions in solution to create acidity. The main way to reduce acid rain is to reduce the emission of CO2, SO2 and NO2 into the atmosphere.

Debora Fernandez Clemente_ 4H
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Re: Acidic Rain

Postby Debora Fernandez Clemente_ 4H » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:33 pm

what would be the net equation of this process?

selatran1h
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Re: Acidic Rain

Postby selatran1h » Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:20 am

Rain becomes acidic when water combines with pollutants in the air, such as SO2.


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