Does coal use carbon dioxide

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coal is mainly carbon....

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How does the carbon in coal become part of the carbon dioxide in the air?

When coal is burnt the chemical change combines carbon from the coal with oxygen from the air to produce carbon dioxide.

Why does coal release carbon dioxide?

Coal is almost all carbon plus impurities. Burning it combines it with oxygen forming carbon dioxide.

Do Factory's make carbon dioxide?

Only factories that use and burn coal produce carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Forest fires and humans produce the most carbon dioxide.

What is the byproduct of coal?

Carbon dioxide.

Burning coal produces the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide is this a false statement about the use of coal?

No, this is true. Coal is a fossil fuel which holds carbon which has been trapped underground for millions of years. When it is burnt the carbon dioxide is released where it adds to the greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

Which element in the coal is oxidised to form carbon dioxide?

carbon ;)

How does coal affect air pollution?

when you fart, it stinks. WHen you use coal, the ash in the air has carbon dioxide and is bad for the air!

Which produces more energy the formation of carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide by burning coal?

The formation of carbon dioxide. Burning coal that releases only carbon dioxide means the coal is completely burnt and more energy is produced. Carbon monoxide is released when the combustion process is incomplete.

How is carbon dioxide created?

when fuels such as coal and gasoline are burned.....therefore carbon dioxide is created

Which energy sources produce carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide?

Burning coal (a fossil fuel) releases carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide.

How many pounds of CO2 in one ton of coal?

Assuming that coal is essentially pure carbon, each 12 kg of coal will combust to form 44 kg of carbon dioxide (C+O2 -->CO2) a bit more than 3 times as much carbon dioxide as coal. A ton of carbon will burn to form about 3 tones of carbon dioxide.

What do you mix to get carbon dioxide?

Carbon dioxide can be obtained by mixing carbon monoxide with oxygen. However, an easier way for obtaining carbon dioxide is the burning of coal or wax.

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