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Answer the following question.

Plants synthesize glucose in sunlight with the help of chlorophyll from carbon dioxide and water and give away oxygen. identify the four compounds in this process and name their types.


Photosynthesis is a chemical process through which plants, some bacteria and algae, produce glucose and oxygen from carbon dioxide and water, using only light as a source of energy, which is absorbed by chlorophyll.

6CO2 + 6H2O → C6H12O6 + 6O2 

Four substances in this process are as follows:
1.Carbon dioxide = organic compound
2.Water = organic compound
3.Glucose = organic compound
4.Chlorophyll = organo-metallic compound or complex compound.

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 Balbharati Solution for Balbharati Class 8 Science - General Science (2018 to Current)
Chapter 6: Composition of Matter
Exercise | Q: 3.1 | Page no. 47
Solution Answer the Following Question. Concept: Types of Compound.
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