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Problem: Mechanical digestion, the process of breaking down large chunks of food into smaller pieces, is important because smaller pieces of food ________. a. do not taste as good as larger pieces of food b. have more surface area for chemical digestion than do larger pieces of food c. are easier to excrete than are larger pieces of food d. are more easily stored in the stomach than are larger pieces of food

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Mechanical digestion, the process of breaking down large chunks of food into smaller pieces, is important because smaller pieces of food ________.

a. do not taste as good as larger pieces of food

b. have more surface area for chemical digestion than do larger pieces of food

c. are easier to excrete than are larger pieces of food

d. are more easily stored in the stomach than are larger pieces of food

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