Chemistry In Focus

7th Edition
Tro + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337399692



Chemistry In Focus

7th Edition
Tro + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337399692
Chapter 9, Problem 20E
Textbook Problem

What are the environmental problems associated with fossil-fuel use?

Interpretation Introduction


The environmental problems associated with the use of fossil-fuels are to be explained.

Concept introduction:

Fossil fuels are a type of natural fuels.

Fossil fuels are formed by natural processes, such as the decomposition of organisms in an aerobic manner.

Acid rain is a type of acidic precipitation that has a low pH value. It harms aquatic plants, animals and infrastructure too.

Explanation of Solution

There are three major problems associated with fossil fuels. The products and by-products of fossil fuel combustion lead to the formation of smog. Photochemical smog is formed during the reaction between automobile exhaust and sunlight. The combination of SO2 and NO2

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