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Unformatted text preview: 3. Explain why lime Ca(OH) 2 can be (and often is) used to modify/strengthen sodium clays. 4. Bentonite (which is a smectite like montmorillonite) is commonly used to line the bottom of sanitary waste facilities. Explain how hydrocarbons such as benzene potentially within the waste might reduce the effectiveness of a bentonite liner....
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