Question

A step in the anaerobic decomposition of organic wastes produces acetic acid (CH;COOH). Determine the theoretical oxygen demand of 300 mg/L of acetic acid. Assume the following reaction applies: \mathrm{CH}_{3} \mathrm{COOH}+2 \mathrm{O}_{2} \rightleftharpoons 2 \mathrm{CO}_{2}+[2

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