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How is the electricity generated in a coal-fired power plant?
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User: How is the electricity generated in a coal-fired power plant?

Weegy: These plants generated 48.2 percent of the U.S ... Steps for a Coal Plant to Make Electricity. [ Coal-fired power plants remain one of the biggest sources of ... ]


User: How is the electricity generated in a coal-fired power plant? A. The coal is burned, which heats the air. The hot air rises and turns the electric generator’s turbine. B. The heat generated from burning coal turns water into steam, which turns a turbine, thus running the electric generator. C. The turbine breaks down the coal into liquid fuel that powers the electric generator, thus producing an electric current. D. The coal is heated until it vaporizes. The coal vapor is distilled in the combustion chamber, which powers the electric generator.

Weegy: B. The heat generated by from burning coal turns water into steam which turns a turbine, thus running the electric generator.
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User: New nuclei and neutrons result from: A. nuclear fusion B. the release of electrons from a positively charged atom C. the splitting of an atom’s nucleus D. the splitting of an atom’s neutron

Weegy: c)neutrons and protons
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User: During the process of nuclear fission,: A. A neutron splits a daughter nucleus, thus creating uranium-234. B. A neutron splits a uranium-235 atom, forming new elements and releasing several neutrons, plus energy. C. Radioactivity causes the neutron of a uranium-235 atom to split in two. D. A lightweight atom combines with another lightweight atom to create a single heavy atom.

Weegy: A. A neutron splits a daughter nucleus, thus creating uranium-234.
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User: Which of the following is an advantage of nuclear energy? A. It does not produce air pollution. B. It does not produce solid waste. C. It is cost efficient. D. It poses no safety risks.

Weegy: A. It does not produce air pollution is an advantage of nuclear energy.
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