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The reactants in the process of photosynthesis are carbon dioxide, water, and sunlight. The chemical equation reads as follows: CO (solid) Photosynthesis requires energy, making it an endothermic reaction.
O), so the organisms gifted with this functionality are termed as ‘photoautotrophs’.
Although the process of process of Photosynthesis is quite complex, we can briefly represent it in the form of following chemical equation which was first proposed by Cornelis van Neil.
The only organisms able to exist under such conditions would be the chemosynthetic bacteria, which can utilize the chemical energy of certain inorganic compounds and thus are not dependent on the conversion of light energy.fossil fuels (i.e., coal, oil, and gas) that power industrial society.
In past ages, green plants and small organisms that fed on plants increased faster than they were consumed, and their remains were deposited in Earth’s crust by sedimentation and other geological processes.You can try the games within the learning objective for free on the Legends of Learning site with an account.Sign up for 0 worth of games with no obligations or commitments.No animals are thought to be independently capable of photosynthesis, though the emerald green sea slug can temporarily incorporate algae chloroplasts in its body for food production.It would be impossible to overestimate the importance of photosynthesis in the maintenance of life on Earth.Light, generally sunlight, is the source of this energy.The process converts the sun’s electromagnetic energy into chemical energy, which is then stored in chemical bonds in the plant.In reality these are series of Redox reactions, major two as follows, Oxidation of oxygen from water in presence of light (energy from photon), $ 2H_2O \xrightarrow O_2 4H^*$ Ions produced from above reaction reduces carbon dioxide , H^* CO_2 \rightarrow (CH_2O) H_2O$ So both equations combined, we can write general form as $n CO_2 n H_2O \xrightarrow (CH_2O)n n O_2$ In simple words to answer your doubt, in final equation 2 oxygen molecule coming from per 2 $H_2O$ molecules and 1 coming from per $CO_2$ molecule.Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article.There, protected from oxidation, these organic remains were slowly converted to fossil fuels.These fuels not only provide much of the energy used in factories, homes, and transportation but also serve as the raw material for plastics and other synthetic products.