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12h2omoleculesareconsumedand6h2omoleculesaremade

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Unformatted text preview: roduct of photosynthesis is actually a 3-carbon sugar used to make glucose! •  12*H2O*molecules*are*consumed*and*6*H2O*molecules*are*made* PHOTOSYNTHESIS!!!: 6CO2'+'6H2O'+'light'energy''''''''''''''''''''C6H12O6'+'6O2' •  Reverse*reac4on*of*cellular*respira4on* •  **BOTH processes occur in plant cells..they make glucose but also CO2 and O2. •  Divide*summary*equa4on*by*six*to*get*the*simplest*one:* CO2'+'H2O'+'light'energy''''''''''''''''''''[CH2O]'+'O2' General*formula*for*carbohydrates* Photosynthesis(involves(the(spliCng(of(water(molecules:( Note:**O2*is*derived*from* H2O*not*CO2* Key(Point:( •  Atoms*are*shuffled*during*photosynthesis* Hydrogen is extracted from water and incorporated into sugar •  ** •  Oxygen*is*a*waste*product*that*is*released*into*the*atmosphere* * ( Photosynthesis(is(the(reverse(of(cellular(respiraBon( •  Water*is*split*and*the*electrons*are*transferred*along*with*hydrogen*ions*from* water*to*carbon*dioxide,*reducing**it*(e.g.*gaining...
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