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Photosynthesis is the process of

converting energy in sunlight

to energy in chemical bonds

(esp. glucose)

2

chemical equation describing photosynthesis

6 CO2 + 6 H2O + light ---> C6H12O6 + 6 O2

3

equation for photosynthesis is reverse of

equation for cellular respiration

(except energy for photosynthesis comes from light)

4

process of photosynthesis begins with

light-absorbing pigments in plant cells

5

light absorbing pigments in plant cells absorb energy from light only within

certain wavelength

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