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Homework Help: chemistry

Posted by emily on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 7:14am.

A coal burning plant that burns 4 metric tons of coal containing 2% sulfur (S) requires 1 metric ton of wet limestone (calcium carbonate) to remove 90% of the sulfur. The process prevents most of the sulfur from being emitted as sulfur dioxide to the air by producing calcium sulfate.

a. show the chemical reaction
b. Calculate percentage of limestone converted to calcium sulfate?

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