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Respiration is a chemical reaction that can be expressed by the equation C6H12O6 plus 6O2 yields 6CO2 and 6H2O. This generally states that glucose and oxygen yield carbon dioxide and water. An aerobic reaction of this na... More »

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The simplified formula for aerobic cellular respiration is C6H12O6 (s) 6 O2 (g) ????????? 6 CO2 (g) 6 H2O (l) energy. The cellular respiration process consumes one molecule of glucose, and turns it into adenosine t... More »

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Anaerobic respiration is a type of respiration that takes place in the absence of oxygen and aerobic respiration. The steps of anaerobic respiration have some similarities to aerobic respiration. Both forms start their p... More »

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Fire is the result of a chemical reaction called combustion, a type of oxidation reaction that occurs when a combustible fuel is exposed to a source of heat in the presence of oxygen. The oxidation of the molecules that ... More »

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The enthalpy of formation is defined as the energy, in the form of heat, given off or absorbed during a chemical reaction under the most stable conditions for the reaction to occur from pure elements. The basic formula f... More »

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Heating sugar results in caramelization and is a chemical reaction. A chemical reaction is the process in which one substance is altered and forms a new substance with differing properties. More »

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The chemical reaction between magnesium and hydrochloric acid produces magnesium chloride and hydrogen. The balanced chemical equation for this reaction is 2HCL(aq) + Mg(s) produces MgCl2(aq) +H2(g), where the subscripts... More »

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