Combustion of coal releases sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere. The following process converts this gas into sulfuric acid, a component of acid rain.
2SO2(g) + O2(g) → 2SO3(g)
SO3(g) + H2O(l) → H2SO4(aq)
If each tonne of coal produces 8.00 × 103 L of sulfur dioxide (measured at STP), what mass of sulfuric acid can result from combustion of each tonne of coal? (1 tonne = 1000 kg)