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Chapter 11, Problem 11E
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What are the primary gases in the atmosphere and their approximate percentages?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The primary gases in the atmosphere and their approximate percentages are to be defined.

Concept Introduction:

Atmosphere is a layer or collection of layers of gases that surrounds a planet or an object. It consists of different types of gases.

Explanation of Solution

The atmosphere contains a mixture of several gases. The relative percentages of gases by volume are depicted in the figure below. Nitrogen is present in 78% of the atmosphere, oxygen, 21%, and argon, 0.9%. Other gases like carbon dioxide, helium, neon etc...

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