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Soot results from burning organic compounds. Soot is an example of _______. a. a primary pollutant b. a secondary pollutant c. a tertiary pollutant d. none of the above

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Carlton Burgess on September 8, 2018

Soot is an example of: A. primary pollutantPrimary pollutant refers to a pollutant that come directly from the source. The soot is created when we burn organic compounds in black substances formed of amorphous carbon.Without being burned, the organic compounds are not considered as contaminants. Since the creation of soot does not happen because of the chain reaction caused by other pollutants, we can consider the soot as a primary pollutant.

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