Out of the total quantity of global carbon, what percent of carbon is found dissolved in oceans?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Out of the total quantity of global carbon, what percent of carbon is found dissolved in oceans?
 
(a) 50 %
 
(b) 71 %
 
(c) 90 %
 
(d) 25 %
 
This question was addressed to me in class test.
 
My doubt is from Ecosystem in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Correct choice is (b) 71 %
 
Easy explanation: Almost 71 percent of carbon is found dissolved in oceans out of the total quantity of global carbon. Out of this 71 percent, almost 90 percent is found in oceans. The oceans consist of 38,000- 40,000 gigatons (Gt) of carbon.