# How much carbon dioxide is released when burning a liter of petrol?

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Burning one litre of Petrol releases 2.36 kg of CO2 (under the 'perfect' fuel/air mixture). I know this sounds unreasonable when one litre of petrol weighs around 0.75 kg, but the majority (over 70%) of the CO2 weight is made up of the oxygen which is consumed from the air and does not originate from the petrol. Scary huh!
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# Why does burning petrol in a car engine produce carbon dioxide as well as carbon monoxide?

because the petrol reacts with the air forming sulphur dioxide. Then the sulphur dioxide goes through the catalytic converter and is then change into a less harmful gas, carbo

# How much carbon dioxide is released when burning a kilo of coal?

Burning one kilo of carbon releases about 3.6 kilos of carbon dioxide. Carbon has an atomic weight of 12. Oxygen has an atomic weight of 16. The oxidation of carbon results

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# How much carbon dioxide is made by burning biofuels?

\n. \n. \nThe biofuels are a deposit of carbon, when the biofuels are burned the carbon bonds with oxygen, creating CO2

# When ethane C2H6 burns it produces carbon dioxide and water How many liters of carbon dioxide will be produced when 269 L of ethane are burned?

Why don't you do your own school assignment? Just take the Carbon part of ethane. We will ignore the Hydrogen that turns to water. When carbon burns, it will produce carbon di

# How is carbon dioxide formed when petrol burns?

petrol consists of carbon and hydrogen, when it burns it produces carbon dioxide and water if complete combustion occurs

# How much carbon dioxide is emitted when paper is burned?

The amount of carbon dioxide given off when burning paper varies with the amount of paper being incinerated, and will also depend to a lesser extent on the type of paper.. Pa

# What is released in a addition to carbon dioxide when carbon is burned?

Burning is often incomplete, in which case there is carbon monoxide as well as carbon dioxide. Burning also releases heat. Carbon is seldom burned in a chemically pure form.

# Does paper release carbon dioxide when burned?

Yes, any burning of anything releases carbon dioxide.

# How much carbon dioxide is released by burning fossil fuels?

We release around 30 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year just by burning fossil fuels.

# How much carbon dioxide does 1 liter of gasoline produce?

Each liter of gasoline produces 1.7 kg (3.7 lbs) of CO2. There are about 509 liters per kg of CO2, or 865 liters emitted by one liter of fuel. Gas occupies much greater vol

# What is something you burn and it releases carbon dioxide?

Any carbon-containing item that burns in air will form carbon dioxide...so seriously, you could pick just about anything, set it on fire and get carbon dioxide.

# How is carbon dioxide released from burning?

Carbon dioxide is released whenever a organism that was living decomposes. Whether by fire or through natural decomposition, the item will release carbon dioxide as it turns b

# Why are scientists concerned about carbon dioxide released from burning fossil fuels like petrol?

Because it causes global warming
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# How much Carbon dioxide will be obtained on burning 2 liters of ethylene in 15 liters of oxygen?

We can not answer you because you have not told us the state ofyour volume of ethelene (ie is it liquid or gas). However the equation you need to work this out for yourself is

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