We will see what air is made up of. This is called composition of air.

  • Air is a mixture of many gases.
  • Major component of air is the Nitrogen and Oxygen gas.
  • About 78% of the atmospheric air is Nitrogen and 21% is oxygen.
  • In addition to Nitrogen and Oxygen, air also contains small amounts (1%) of Carbon dioxide , Water Vapour and other gases.
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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 14 years and a teacher from the past 18 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo