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Photosynthesis: process by which plants produce their own food using chlorophyll

6CO2(g) + 6H2O(l) + sunlight = C6H12O6(s) + 6O2(g)

-C6H12O6 : a sugar called glucose which is food for plants and us

-Glucose is used by plants to grow roots, stems, leaves, woody tissue, fruits and nuts

-Cholorophyll uses the power of sunshine to convert carbon dioxide and water into glucose and oxygen

-The production of oxygen is a product/byproduct, which is released into the atmosphere to be used by other organisms like us

-Organisms like us intake O2(g) and release CO2(g) which plants need