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Carbon dioxide, can be represented with the chemical formula CO<sub>2</sub> as it is formed by two [[Oxygen|Oxygen atoms]] covalently&nbsp;linked to a central [[Atom|Carbon atom]].  
 
Carbon dioxide, can be represented with the chemical formula CO<sub>2</sub> as it is formed by two [[Oxygen|Oxygen atoms]] covalently&nbsp;linked to a central [[Atom|Carbon atom]].  
  
Carbon dioxide is essential for the process of photosynthesis which occurs in the chloroplasts of plants. This&nbsp;is&nbsp;a process in which the carbon dioxide from the air (around 0.0360% of the air is carbon dioxide)<ref>http://www.eoearth.org/article/Atmospheric_composition</ref>:&nbsp;produced by [[Respiration|respiration by]] living organisms, as well as by the combustion of fossil fuels, is utilised by the plants to produce the sugars they require to grow.&nbsp;  
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Carbon dioxide is essential for the process of photosynthesis which occurs in the chloroplasts of plants. This&nbsp;is&nbsp;a process in which the carbon dioxide from the air (around 0.0360% of the air is carbon dioxide)<ref>http://www.eoearth.org/article/Atmospheric_composition</ref>:&nbsp;produced by [[Respiration|respiration]] by living organisms, as well as by the combustion of fossil fuels, is utilised by the plants to produce the sugars they require to grow.&nbsp;  
  
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Carbon dioxide, can be represented with the chemical formula CO2 as it is formed by two Oxygen atoms covalently linked to a central Carbon atom.

Carbon dioxide is essential for the process of photosynthesis which occurs in the chloroplasts of plants. This is a process in which the carbon dioxide from the air (around 0.0360% of the air is carbon dioxide)[1]: produced by respiration by living organisms, as well as by the combustion of fossil fuels, is utilised by the plants to produce the sugars they require to grow. 

References

  1. http://www.eoearth.org/article/Atmospheric_composition
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