Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 41 - 41.2 - Concept Check - Page 903: 3


Like with the digestion of food, the burning of fuel in an engine involves the breakdown of compounds with high chemical potential energy into usable energy and waste.

Work Step by Step

The burning of fuel involves the breakdown of complex organic molecules to create energy that powers the engine.
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