Why do lakes lying in granite basins tend to become acidified by acid rain more readily than lakes lying in limestone basins?

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  1. chemisrty

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  2. ap chemistry

    Acid rain has a pH value of 3.0, whereas normal rain has a pH value of 5.6. Calculate the ratio of the hydronium ion in acid rain to that in normal rain.

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  5. chemistry

    Please help!... Lakes that have been acidified by acid rain (HNO3 and H2SO4) can be neutralized by a process called liming, in which limestone (CaCO3) is added to the acidified water. Write ionic and net ionic equations to show how limestone reacts with

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  7. Science

    Granite lasts a long time when it is used for building areas where a. Repeated freezing and thawing is common b. The climate is mostly cool and dry c. Acid rain is common d. The climate is hot and rainy I believe the correct choice is b? Also does anyone

  8. English

    The reader of “The Courage That My Mother Had” can conclude that the speaker's mother has died. Which detail points to that conclusion? A. She had great courage. B. She wore a golden brooch. C. She is now in a granite hill. D. She is compared to

  9. social studies

    Why is the Netherlands vulnerable to changes in climate? A. The Netherlands is against nuclear power. B. Forests in the Netherlands have been destroyed by acid rain. C. The Netherlands wrote the Kyoto Protocols. D. The Netherlands is low-lying country, and

  10. ap chem

    Acid rain has a pH value of 3.0, whereas normal rain has a pH value of 5.6. Calculate the ratio of the hydronium ion in acid rain to that in normal rain.

  11. Math

    Granite has a specific heat of 800 J/g∙°C. What mass of granite is needed to store 150,200 J of heat if the temperature of the granite is to be increased by 15.5°C?

  12. chemistry

    For Hg2+(aq) + 2e -> Hg(l) E=0.851 V This means that: A) Hg(l) is more readily oxidized than H_2(g); B) Hg^2+(aq) is more readily reduced than H^+(aq) C) Hg(l) will dissolve in 1 M HCl D) Hg(l) will displace Zn(s) from an aqueous solution of Zn^2+ ion

  13. chemistry

    Lakes that have been acidified by acid rain can be neutralized by liming, the addition of limestone (CaCO3). How much limestone in kilograms is required to completely neutralize a 5.8×109 L lake with a pH of 5.6? thanks

  14. Sociology

    The tropical rain forest is the most diverse ecosystem in the world. The extinction rates of organisms are on the rise because A. rain forests receive too much rain B. human are destroying the rain forests C. rain forests are not receiving enough rain D.

  15. chemistry

    A granite sample has a density of 2.76 g/cm3. What is the mass of a granite block that measures 3.25 cm x 5.50 cm x 7.00 cm?

  16. Physics

    How man joules are required to increase the temperature of 1 kg of granite by 1000K using 790 joule/kilogram-kelvin as the specific heat of granite.

  17. science

    The specific heat of granite is 0.80 kJ/kg·°C. If 2.0 MJ of heat are added to a 100−kg granite statue of James Prescott Joule that is originally at 18°C, what is the final temperature of the statue?

  18. statistics

    the average amount of rain per year in Greenville is 49 inches. the standard deviation is 8 inches. find the probability that nest year greeville will receive the following amount of rainfall. assume the variable is normally distributed. a) At most 55

  19. science

    Is acid rain a homogeneous or heterogeneous mixture? If we mean that each drop of rain may not have the same amount of acid in it as the next drop, it must be heterogeneous. That would mean that each drop of rain absorbed different amounts of the

  20. physics

    A prospector finds a solid rock composed of granite ( = 2650 kg/m3) and gold. The volume of the rock is 3.05 10-4 m3 and its mass is 3.57 kg. What mass of gold is contained in the rock? I thought that I could used some ratio, but I have no idea how. Our

  21. chemistry- check!

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  22. chemistry

    Lakes that have been acidified by acid rain can be neutralized by the addition of limestone How much limestone in kilograms would be required to completely neutralize a lake containing of H2 per liter? 5.0 * 10-3 g SO4 5.2 *

  23. Language Arts

    All of the following sentences are complex EXCEPT A) Even though acid rain can have damaging effects, few people know much about it. B) Acid rain has been studied as an environmental issue by the government since the 1970s. C) Since they erode statues and

  24. Social studies

    Burning coal and other fossil fuels helps create acid rain and causes which of the following challenges for Eastern Europe? a.) increases acid in lakes and rivers. b.) destroys statues and monuments. c.) kills plants. d.) all of the above. (MY ANSWER)

  25. chemistry

    . A student wants to design an experiment to demonstrate the effects of acid rain on plant life. Which of the following substances should be combined with water to best simulate acid rain? A. Vinegar B. Table salt C. Baking soda D. Ammonia

  26. english

    In Nethergrave Jeremy creates an obstacle to dating the girl he likes by a) lying about where he lives b) lying about his poor health c) lying about his father's wealth d) lying about his computer expertise

  27. Changes in Matter

    Which of the following geological changes are physical changes and which are chemical changes? a)formation of a limestone cave b)creation of a canyon by a river c)wearing of rocks by wave action d)destruction of lakes by acid rain e)heaving of the ground

  28. scince

    During a rain storm, rain comes straight down with velocity Vi =-15 m/s and hits the roof of a car perpendicularly. The mass of the rain per second that strikes the roof is 0.060 kg every second. Assuming that the rain comes to rest upon strikingthe car (

  29. Chemistry

    Can someone check my answers? Thanks. 1.) If you were involved in an acid rain monitoring project with several other samplers, why would it be important that all of you collect your samples on the same day and do the alkalinity tests within 24 hours? Acid

  30. Science Help!!!!

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  31. Geology

    1) Granite is an intrusive, felsic rock, which may be produced by partial melting or fractional crystallization. Explain how these processes can produce felsic magmas from more mafic parent magmas 2)The age of granite can be determined using radiometric

  32. Physical Science

    The specific heat of granite is 0.80 kJ/kg*Celsius. If 1.6 MJ of heat are added to a 100-kg granite of statue of James Prescott Joule that is origanlly at 18 degrees Celsius, what is the final temperture of the statue? No one has been able to answer this

  33. Chemistry

    One of the issues caused by acid rain is the lowering of pH of small lakes, which leads to the death of numerous aquatic fish and plant species. Calcium oxide, commonly known as lime, is frequently used to temporarily remediate lakes that have been

  34. Chemistry

    Lakes that have been acidified by acid rain can be neutralized by the addition of limestone how much limestone in kilograms would be required to completely neutralize a 5.2 x 10^7 -L lake containing 5.0 x 10^(-3) g of H2SO4 per liter.

  35. Ela

    All of the following sentences are complex EXCEPT A) Even though acid rain can have damaging effects, few people know much about it. B) Acid rain has been studied as an environmental issue by the government since the 1970s. C) Since they erode statues and

  36. English

    Need help with some questions! A silent killer is spreading poison across the earth. Rain, polluted by the grass given off by factories and motor vehicles, is becoming highly acidic. This "acid rain" is slowly destroying our environment. Acid rain has

  37. science

    explain why a single5 500 kg block of granite weathers much more slowly than 100 chunks of granite weighing 5 kg each.

  38. Science

    A slab of granite has a mass of 1400.0 grams. The specific heat of granite is 0.040 J/gC. How much heat must be absorbed to raise the granite slab's temperature by 75 degrees C? 11.8 kJ 80.5 kJ 88.2 kJ 19.5 kJ I've tried solving this several times and I

  39. Acids

    A strong acid readily donates a proton. Inductive effects and other factors can stabilize the negative charge of the conjugate base. The more stable the conjugate base, the more acidic the acid. What I don't understand is that it seems to me that a more

  40. Radiometric Dating

    I have to answer the question 'The age of granite can be determined using radiometric dating. Explain the basis for the determination of a 238 U-Pb radiometric date of 1120 Ma for granite'. Can anyone suggest any sources to help me? Thanks!

  41. physics

    Radioactive decay of granite and other rocks in Earth's interior provides sufficient energy to keep the interior molten, to heat lava, and to provide warmth to natural hot springs. This is due to the average release of about 0.03 J per kilogram each

  42. Chemistry

    Which of the following is an example of a physical change ? A) Zinc metal is added to hydrochloric acid and a gas is released. B) Concentrated hydrochloric acid is diluted with water. C) Acid rain causes the decomposition of a marble statue. D)

  43. Science

    Calculate the acid concentration of a sample of acid rain with a pH of 4.20

  44. Geology

    Can anyone help me please? I have a sample of granite, which has been determined to have a U238-Pb date of 1120 Ma. How can I find out how this was determined? I have been trying to calculate this but my brain has frozen, so any help would be appreciated!

  45. math

    break it down into cases at most one day of rain in 3 days to me means we could have: norain norain norain ----> (1/3)^3 = 1/27 rain norain norain -------> 2/3(1/3^2 = 2/27 norain rain norain -------> same as above = 2/27 norain norain rain -------> same

  46. geology / science

    the age of granite can be determind using radiometric dating, explain the basis for the determination of a 238 U- Pb radiometric date of 1120 Ma for a granite. I have as the answer 238 U decays to Pb with an experimental law, that is the amount of U and Pb

  47. Science

    Why do lakes lying in granite basins tend to become acidified by acid rain more readily than lakes lying in limestone basins?

  48. chemistry 101

    Lakes that have been acidified by acid rain can be neutralized by the addition of limestone (CaCO3). How much limestone in kilograms would be required to completely neutralize a 5.2 x 109 L lake containing 5.0 x 10-3 g of H2SO4 per liter?

  49. science

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  50. Chemistry

    The pH of healthy lakes is around 6.0. Due to acid rain, the pH of our lakes & rivers is decreasing. At low pH levels, producers such as phytoplankton cannot thrive. Decreased plankton can cause consumer populations to crash. The end result is a lake

  51. PHYSICS

    What causes acid rain? Can you think of a way acid rain could be produced even without industrial pollution? [Hint: Plants produce carbon dioxide, Co2, which reacts with rainwater to produce bicarbonate ions, HCO 3-.] Give one reaction that produces acid

  52. Geography

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  53. world geography

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  54. ANOTHER OCEANOGRAPHY QUESTION

    The deep oceans can be divided into about 20 separate basins by bathymetric features. Is this statement true or false? I know that the deep oceans can be divided by bathymetric features, but I'm not sure about the 20 separate basins. I seem to have found

  55. biology

    A student wants to design an experiment to demonstrate the effects of acid rain on plant life. Which of the following substances should be combined with water to best simulate acid rain? A. Vinegar B. Table salt C. Baking soda D. Ammonia

  56. Chemistry

    What are the functions of potassium hydroxide and tetraoxosulphate 6 acid and heated iron filing in the preparation of nitrogen from air. Describe the commercial preparation of nitrogen. Both hydrogen sulphide and sulphur 4 oxide decolourise acidified

  57. Science

    Granite last a long time when it is used for building in areas we are a repeat of freezing and thawing it is in common be the climate is mostly cool and dry see acid rain is common de the climate is hot and rainy I believe it is the climate is hot and

  58. social studies

    How many lakes does the National Trust in England have? It's hard to find the information about that on the Internet. About 136 lakes or 500 lakes? Would you let me know that or the website? Thank you.

  59. Social studies

    Posted by rfvv on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 9:03pm. How many lakes does the National Trust in England have? It's hard to find the information about that on the Internet. About 136 lakes or 500 lakes? Would you let me know that or the website? Thank

  60. environmental science

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  61. check geo

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  62. Forces Within and Deciphering Earth's History

    If you find a large piece of granite that, upon inspection, contains smaller fragments of sandstone, which would you say is older, the granite or the fragments of sandstone? A. Sandstone B. It's impossible to tell. C. They're both the same age. D. Granite

  63. science

    When automobiles burn gasoline, they release many pollutants including sulfur oxides into the air. The release of sulfur oxides is a chief cause of acid rain. Which of the following is a consequence to the natural environment due to acid rain?

  64. Science

    Why is rain normally acidic, what creates acid rain? Also What is SAV? THANKS!!

  65. bio101

    Carbon dioxide forms a weak acid called carbonic acid when dissolved in water. How can this be a significant factor in the formation of acid rain?

  66. Social Studies

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  67. Geology

    The age of granite can be determined using radiometric dating. How would I explain the basis for the determination of a 238 U-Pb radiometric date of 1120 Ma for granite? Any help gratefully received. Tough one. I wonder if the following search results

  68. science

    which has a lower ph pure water that is hot or pure water that is cold? is it possible for water to be neutralbut have a ph less than or greater than 7.0? how readily an acid donates a hydrogen is a fuction of how well the acid is able to accomodate the

  69. geological radioactivity

    What ihe basis for the determination of Uranium 238-Lead radiometric date of 1120 ma for granite Wouldn't it be the ratio of U238 and lead in the granite? I do not think so, i have actually answer the question explaing it in words but i am not sure of it

  70. chemistry

    The compete oxidation of 2g of an aldehyde A by acidified potassium chromate produces 2.1g of carboxylic acid B which is dissolved in 50 ml of distilled water . The obtained solution reacts with exactly 1.05 g of solid lime to form salt C a) Write the

  71. Chemistry

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  72. Check out my answer for this science question plez

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  73. Chemistry

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  74. chemistry

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  75. AP CHEMISTRY

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  76. Chem. Again

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  77. Biology/Chemistry

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  78. Chemsitry

    Hello. I'm not n=sure about these answers so i was wondering if someone could check them out? 27, A: Which is a stronger acid - sulfuric or carbonic acid? (Answer: Sulfuric acid.) 27, B: Imagine you have two glasses. One contains a solution of carbonic

  79. College Chem

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  80. Acid/base chemistry

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  81. physical science

    During a rain storm, rain comes straight down with a velocity -15 m/s and hits the roof of a car perpendicularly. The mass of the rain per second that strikes the roof is .060 kg every second. Assuming that the rain cones to rest upon stiking the car (Vf

  82. O-CHEM

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  83. Chemistry

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  84. Chemistry

    Calculate the acid concentration of a sample of acid rain with a pH of 4.20

  85. Chemistry

    Calculate the acid concentration of a sample of acid rain with a pH of 4.20

  86. physics

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  87. physics

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  88. Geography

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  89. Chemistry

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  90. intro to physical science

    the specific heat of granite is 0.80 KJ/kg . c. I f 1.6 MJ of heat are added to a 100-kg granite statue of James Precott Joule that is originally at 18 C, what is the finale temperature of the statue

  91. College Algebra

    Pinocchio has a problem with lying. Everytime he lies, his nose grows. The size of his nose grows inversely to the square of the lying index(less truth is a statement). If his nose grows to 3 inches with a lying index of 2, what will be the lying index if

  92. Biology

    If water were not a polar molecule and could not form hydrogen bonds, how would this change the structure and density of ice? Why would change? How would this affect the organisms living in lakes and ponds? 1. It would be heavier than water and sink. 2. If

  93. Chemistry check

    Can someone check my answers? Thanks. 1.) If you were involved in an acid rain monitoring project with several other samplers, why would it be important that all of you collect your samples on the same day and do the alkalinity tests within 24 hours? Acid

  94. Meterology

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  95. biology

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  96. Physic II

    A 100 kg granite rock has been sitting in direct sunlight for 3 hours. It has absorbed 4.5x10^5 calories through its exposure to the sun. If it is now at a temp. of 50 Celsius, what was its temp. initially? (stone(granite) Specific heat in calories per

  97. chemistry

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  98. Algebra 2

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  99. math

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  100. O-CHEM

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