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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074

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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

10th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074
Textbook Problem

In the United States (and worldwide), fossil fuels provide the larger source of energy. What is the second largest energy source?

  1. (a) hydroelectric
  2. (b) solar
  3. (c) nuclear
  4. (d) geothermal

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The second largest energy source in the world should be determined from the given options.

Concept introduction:

Renewable energy resources: Energy resources which are sources of power that quickly replenish themselves and can be used again and again. While non-renewable energy resources: cannot be used again and again like renewable energy resources

Explanation

Reason for the correct answer:

Fossil fuels provide the larger source of energy in the United States and worldwide.

According to the various surveys conducted by different organization all over the world, hydroelectric power is the second largest source of energy...

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