Rafique
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Where does the 'C' in exhaled CO₂ mostly come from?
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The chemical formula for glucose is C6H12O6. When the body needs energy, the glucose molecule is broken down to give CO2 and water: $C_6H_{12}O_6 + 6O_2 => 6CO_2 + 6H_2O$ Therefore, I think "C" ...

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