- precipitates materials in the treatment of sewage
- neutralizes acid mine drainage
- prevents sulfur dioxide emissions when coal is burned
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Rain that is more acidic than normal (pH = 5.6).
b. What are some causes of acid rain?
Sulfur and nitrogen oxides emitted into the atmosphere.
b. What scale is used to describe the strength of acids and bases?
c. Where are acids, bases, and neutral materials found on the pH scale?
Acids < 7, Bases > 7, Neutral = 7
Chemical used to neutralize ``excess'' stomach acid.
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