February 27, 2017

Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by Chris on Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 9:59pm.

When one pound of gasoline (made up of compounds of hydrogen and carbon) is burned in an automobile approximately 3 pounds of carbon dioxide, CO2, is given off. Carbon dioxide is one of the gases contributing to global warming. What information from this experiment helps explain how one pound of gasoline can give off approximately 3 times an much CO2?

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