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What chemicals make up acid rain?

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Although rain is slightly acidic naturally from carbon dioxide exposure, acid rain (the very low pH rain) is associated with sulphur and nitrogen oxides dissolving in the rain.

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pollutants and toxins created by factories,cars and carbon dioxide.

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when smoke from factories pollute the air, the smoke gets into the clouds and creates acid rain.

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Acid precipitation is formed when SOx and NOx dissolve in water droplets to form sulfurous and nitrous acids.

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