Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 41 - 41.2 - Concept Check: 3

Answer

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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