Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 6 - Self-Quiz - Page 114: 9


c. water

Work Step by Step

The hydrogen and oxygen atoms in water are split up during photosynthesis. The hydrogen atoms combine with the carbon dioxide molecules to make glucose, a sugar used by plants for energy. The oxygen atoms are a byproduct of this reaction and are released into the air.
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