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What is the 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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