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How do plants obtain oxygen?

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Answered 2013-04-26 14:04:48

I believe the process is called,"Photosynthesis"!

Plants do not obtain oxygen they produce oxygen through a process called photosynthesis. The sun produces energy and they change carbon dioxide and water into food oxygen is a byproduct of this process.

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