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Why is respiration considered an exothermic reaction?

Why is respiration considered an exothermic reaction?

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Pawan Prajapati
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one year ago
During respiration, glucose combines with oxygen in the cells of our body to form carbon dioxide and water along with the production of energy. Glucose + oxygen → carbon dioxide + water + energy It is an exothermic reaction, because energy is produced during this process.

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