Catalytic converters on automobiles are designed to reduce the emission of?

carbon dioxide.

carbon monoxide.

sulfur oxides.

nitrogen oxides.

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  • 7 months ago
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    Their real purpose is to clean unburned hydrocarbons out of the exhaust. But they do this by combining them with the oxygen in carbon monoxide, so they also reduce that, just as a side effect. They use carbon dioxide in the reaction too, but they also produce carbon dioxide, so it's not that.

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  • 7 months ago

    carbon monoxide.

    and nitrogen oxides

    and hydrocarbons

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