A simple word equation that can be used to describe the process of photosynthesis is carbon dioxide + water — glucose + oxygen + water. A balanced chemical equation for the process can be written as 6CO2 + 6H2O — C6H12O6... More » Science Biology

The formula for photosynthesis is 6CO2 + 6H2O + light energy = C6H12O6 + 6O2. In words, the equation translates to the combining of water, carbon dioxide and light energy to produce glucose and oxygen. More » Science Chemistry Chemical Equations

The correctly balanced equation for the process of photosynthesis is written as follows: 6H2O + 6CO2 + sunlight energy --- C6H12O6 + 6O2. During this process, plants use carbon dioxide, water and light energy to produce ... More » Science Biology
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