Purchase Solution

Photosynthesis: Carbon Dioxide and Water Converted into Glucose & Oxygen

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

If 0.50 moles of water are available, with an excess of carbon dioxide, how many moles of glucose, C6H12O6 are produced?

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

Photosynthesis is actually a complex series of chemical reactions. Photosynthesis can be simplified into two reactants (carbon dioxide and water) and two products (glucose and oxygen). This answer gives the chemical equation for photosynthesis and solves for the moles of glucose produced if 0.50 moles of water are consumed.

Solution Preview

The process by which green plants use sunlight energy to convert water & carbon dioxide into oxygen & glucose is the basis for virtually all life. Sugars, the first products of photosynthesis, are converted into starch, protein, cellulose, and thousands of other chemical compounds.

Photosynthesis ...

Purchase this Solution


Free BrainMass Quizzes
Functional groups in Organic Chemistry

You will be tested on the names of functional groups in Organic Chemistry. It is very important to know the functional groups to understand Organic reactions.

General Chemistry - Classification of Matter

This test will assess your knowledge on the classification of matter which includes elements, compounds and mixtures.

Organic Chemistry Naming: Alkanes

This is a quiz which is designed to assist students with learning the nomenclature used to identify organic compounds. This quiz focuses on the organic compounds called Alkanes.

Thermochemistry

The quiz helps in revising basic concepts about thermochemistry.