Environmental Science for AP* (2nd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464108684
ISBN 13: 978-1-46410-868-6

Unit 2 - AP Environmental Science Practice Exam - Section 1: Multiple-Choice Questions - Page 180: 4


The correct answer is (e) I, II, and III.

Work Step by Step

I. is correct because the second law of thermodynamics explains that for each exchange of energy, the potential to do work decreases. II. is true because there is typically a loss of a power of 10 of biomass each time the trophic level goes up. III. is correct because photosynthesis produces the most usable energy.
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