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6CO2+6H2O-->6O2+1 C6H12O6 How many moles of CO2 are needed to make 3 moles of glucose? if you have 8 grams of water, how many grams of glucose are generated?

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Light and Dark Reactions in Photosynthesis Written by tutor Kathie Z. Photosynthesis is the process by which green plants absorb light energy from the sun with the assistance of water and carbon dioxide, and transform it into chemical energy to make (synthesize) carbohydrate (specifically glucose) and oxygen. Photosynthesis can be summarized with this formula: 6CO2 + 6H2O + sunlight... read more

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Photosynthesis Written by tutor Jonathan D. When we think of all the different sources of energy available to us, the Sun stands out to be the primary source of energy to our planet. Sun light, which is a form of electromagnetic energy, is essential for a series of reactions that allow plants (and other photoautotrophic organisms) to create and store sugar molecules for energy. This... read more