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    Integral Problem - Carbon Dioxide Concentration of Pond Water

    http://seattlecentral.edu/faculty/jwright/math152/worksheets_and_other_handouts/chapter%205%20worksheet.pdf This is the problem. I have done parts A-D, but cannot figure out E. Please help! Thank you so much!
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    carbon emission savings formula

    Carbon emmisions formula - Reuse Hi I am looking for a way / a Formula to calculate carbon emission savings (carbon footprint) only by using the REUSE aspect I am sure that there are many parameters like materials of the item etc but I am after Just a generic formula that takes into...
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    carbon sequestration math problem

    I'm not sure this is the right forum but I have a math problem I need help with. Let's say the global extent of salt marshes are 200,000 km2 And their rate of carbon sequestration is 218 g Carbon m-2 yr-1 What would be their global rate of sequestration annually? thanks for any help...
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    Can the wrong diameter drill bit cause excess Carbon Monoxide?

    I believe the answer is yes, but I need the math behind it that will prove it. I work in the HVAC industry in Colorado and there is a very large number of houses that are converting from LP gas (in tanks located at residence) to Natural Gas which is being supplied by local gas company. In this...
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    Carbon 14 dating: Calculus

    The so-called "Pittsburgh man" unearthed near the town of Arella, Pennsylvania, shows that civilization existed there from around 12,300 BC to 13,000 BC. Calculate the difference between the percentage of C14 lost prior to 2000 AD from a bone of someone who died in 12,300 BC and that from...
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    Carbon dating problem

    Charcoal collected from a cave at an archaeological site is characterized by an average of 0.97 disintergrations of radioactive carbon-14 per minute per gram. Living wood is characterized by an average of 6.68 disintergrations of carbon-14 per minute per gram. The half-life of carbon-14 is...
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    Bonding Angle of Carbon Tetrachloride

    What is the bonding angle of carbon tetrachloride? Take a tetrahedron and connect each vertex (a chlorine atom) to the center (a carbon atom). What is the angle between the lines that meet at the center? This problem can be done by brute force using high school geometry Or a simpler approach is...
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    Working out carbon emissions

    Hi all, I am pulling my hair out over this task, any help would be most welcome. d) Using data from Table 2 calculate the average grams of carbon emitted per passenger kilometre travelled for each form of transport in 2004 and identify the modes of transport which have the highest and...