Results for: Sedimentary-rock

What are igneous rocks and sedimentary rocks?

Igneous rocks are made from magma. Magma is made of melted rocks.  (When it is underground it is called magma, when it erupts on the  surface of the earth, it is called lava (MORE)
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How does an igneous rock become sedimentary?

Weathering and erosion cause the igneous rock to break apart causing sediments from it to go somewhere like a river. Than over time compaction and cementation cause it to beco (MORE)
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Why is sedimentary rock found in basins?

Sedimentary rock is composed of sediments, or little particles of rock, usually weathered away from other rocks by water, and water will carry the particles to lower elevation (MORE)

What are clastic sedimentary rocks formed from?

Clastic sedimentary rocks are formed from particles of pre-existing sedimentary, metamorphic, or igneous rock that are deposited, compacted, and cemented together by natural p (MORE)

Where would you find Sedimentary rocks?

As rivers flow to the sea, they may carry mud, sand, pebbles, and boulders along the way. The river drops this material, called sediment, into the sea. As layers of sediment b (MORE)

Which rock is a sedimentary rock?

A sedimentary rock is a rock formed at or near the Earth's surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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