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    According to the first law of thermodynamics, what cannot be created or destroyed?
    1) sugar
    2) carbon
    3) matter
    4) energy

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    The 1st law of thermodynamics is also called the law of conservation of energy. It says that the total energy in a system can neither be created nor destroyed.
    <br>Let's look at the other options you were given. Sugar is a molecule which is made up of carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen atoms. For example, your body uses sugar ...