Pollution from burning fuels

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How are nitrogen oxides formed?
Under high temp and pressure in car engine, can react further to produce nitrogen dioxide
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How is ground level Ozone formed?
Nitrogen oxides react with unburnt hydrocarbons in the presence of sunlight - GLO causes smog
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What are the three main pollutants from burning fuels?
Nitrogen Oxide, unburnt hydrocarbons , carbon monoxide
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How would you use a catalytic converter to remove NO & Carbon Monoxide + NO
NO breaks down to N2 & O2 and NO & CO break down to N2 & CO2
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What is calcium oxide used for?
Neutralizing acids
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How is ground level Ozone formed?

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Nitrogen oxides react with unburnt hydrocarbons in the presence of sunlight - GLO causes smog

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How would you use a catalytic converter to remove NO & Carbon Monoxide + NO

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What is calcium oxide used for?

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