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Problem: At functional maturity, cells that make up xylem are living and cells that make phloem are dead.a) Trueb) False 

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Xylem: cells making up xylem are dead upon full maturity → allowing for more capacity in transporting water

Phloem: cells making up phloem are alive upon full maturity → phloem cells uses ATP to transport sugars

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At functional maturity, cells that make up xylem are living and cells that make phloem are dead.

a) True

b) False 

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