Assigned problems relating to:
CHAPTER 0: CHEMISTRY FOR A SUSTAINABLE WORLD
This assignment is worth 10 points:
1. In your own words, describe renewable energy, then list 2 sources of renewable energy
Renewable energy is energy that is not used up
ASSIGNED PROBLEMS FOR
CHAPTER 1 ALL SECTIONS
Each question has point value assigned.
Use YOUR OWN words.
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3. Classify the following resources as renewable or nonrenewable: wind, power, minerals, water, biofuel,
and natural gas.
Renewable: wind, power, water
Nonrenewable: natural gas, minerals, biofuel
9. Figure 0.1 shows one possible
1. a. Calculate the volume of air in liters that you might inhale (and exhale) in an 8-hour working day.
Assume that each breath has a volume of about 0.5 L, and that you are breathing 15 times a minute.
b. From this calculation, you can
Consider This 2.17
Biological Sensitivity The sensitivity of DNA in a skin cell to UV light from the Sun increases
with decreasing wavelength.
a. Propose an explanation for this fact.
b. Once the wavelength becomes short enough to fall in