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Carbon dioxide is produced by what processes?

Answer

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06/10/2010

Respiration:

The equation is: glucose + oxygen = carbon dioxide + water

Combustion:

Carbon containing fuel + oxygen + carbon dioxide + water

Chemical reactions:

Carbonates + acid = acid salts + carbon dioxide

Volcanic releases:

Carbonate rocks are decomposed by heat and pressure to release carbon dioxide