Problem: Photosynthesis occurs by the following chemical reaction. If a plant consumes 28.9 g of CO2 in one week, what mass of glucose (g) can the plant produce? Molar mass: CO2 = 44.01 g/mol; C6H12O6 = 180.2 g/mol 6CO2(g) + 6H2O → 6O2(g) + C6H12O6(aq) A. 42.3 g B. 19.7 g C. 118 g D. 60.5 g

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Photosynthesis occurs by the following chemical reaction. If a plant consumes 28.9 g of CO2 in one week, what mass of glucose (g) can the plant produce? Molar mass: CO2 = 44.01 g/mol; C6H12O6 = 180.2 g/mol

6CO2(g) + 6H2O → 6O2(g) + C6H12O6(aq)

A. 42.3 g

B. 19.7 g

C. 118 g

D. 60.5 g

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