It is observed that monuments namely Taj Mahal are losing its charm day by day due to air pollution. Explain and write the possible relations behind it.

Asked by Arun Iyer | 1st Feb, 2011, 06:45: PM

Expert Answer:

 H2O (l) + CO2 (g) → H2CO3 (aq)
 
Carbonic acid then can ionize in water forming low concentrations of hydronium and carbonate ions:
2 H2O (l) + H2CO3 (aq) CO32− (aq) + 2 H3O+ (aq)
 
Acid deposition as an environmental issue would include additional acids to H2CO3.

Answered by  | 1st Feb, 2011, 08:47: PM

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