COAL LAB EXERCISE

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          Be sure to add the proper number of zeros after each of the statistics on the pages below.

              thousands = 3 zeros

              millions = 6 zeros

              billions = 9 zeros

              trillions = 12 zeros

              quadrillion = 15 zeros

          A. List the top 8 countries with the most coal reserves.

              Coal Reserves U.S. Department of Energy

              Coal Reserves for the World (11/16/16) = 1,071,562,200,000 short tons. Write this on your assignment sheet.

          B. List the top 5 countries that consume the most coal.

          C. (see assignment sheet)

          D. (see assignment sheet)

          E. (see assignment sheet)

          F. This is how much coal each U.S. citizen uses in a year (see assignment sheet).

          G. This is how much coal each Chinese citizen uses in a year (see assignment sheet).

          H. This is how much coal each Indian citizen uses in a year (see assignment sheet).

          I. The sum of coal reserves from China, India and the U.S. (see assignment sheet).

          J. The total consumption per year from China, India and the U.S. (see assignment sheet).

          K. (see assignment sheet)

          L. Click Here and briefly describe mountaintop coal mining.

          M. (see assignment sheet)

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