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Photosynthesis is the process by which living things collect and store energy, and respiration is the process by which living things release that store energy to perform work. The chemical reaction of photosynthesis is t... More »

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Plant respiration is a chemical reaction by which plant cells stay alive. The process can be represented by the following formula: glucose oxygen ????????? carbon dioxide water ( energy). Through respiration, plants... More »

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Photosynthesis is the process where a plant consumes water, carbon dioxide and light energy to produce glucose and oxygen. During cellular respiration, the chemical energy in the glucose molecule converts into a form the... More »

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Photosynthesis is a process that allows plants to harvest energy in sunlight and store it chemically, by producing sugars. Sugars hold energy in their molecular bonds; when the plant breaks down these bonds, energy is re... More »

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Photosynthesis complements respiration by producing the reactants required to initiate respiration, which in turn produces the reactants needed to drive photosynthesis. The two processes are balanced chemical reactions t... More »

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In prokaryotic cells, respiration occurs in the cytoplasm; in eukaryotic cells, the process begins in the cytoplasm but a majority of the chemical reactions occur in the mitochondria. Respiration is the process of releas... More »

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