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What is the chemical reaction when you mix carbon dioxide, sulphur dioxide and nitrogen...

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robbkail030 | Student, College Freshman | eNotes Newbie

Posted January 22, 2012 at 9:50 AM via web

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What is the chemical reaction when you mix carbon dioxide, sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide?

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ndnordic | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Associate Educator

Posted January 22, 2012 at 10:28 PM (Answer #1)

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There is no chemical reaction when you mix these three gases. All three are naturally present in the air.

However, sulfur oxide and nitrogen oxide will combine with the water vapor in the air to form sulfuric and nitric acid respectively, also known as acid rain.

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