Gasses in the earths atmosphere

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What are the main gasses in the earths atmosphere?
Oxygen and nitrogen
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What percentage of the earths atmosphere is nitrogen?
About 80%
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What percentage of the earths atmosphere is oxygen?
About 20%
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How can main gasses in the air be seperated?
Fractional distillation
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What are the gasses oxygen and nitrogen used in?
Used in industrys as useful as raw materials
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How does CO2 move in and out of the earths atmosphere?
By plants, animals, the oceons and rocks
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Why has the amount of C02 gone up in the atmosphere recently?
Beause we have been burning more fossil fuels
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