What is a matter transformation and energy transformation in photosynthesis?

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Photosynthesis is the process by which plants convert carbon dioxide and water into glucose and oxygen in the presence of sunlight. The balanced chemical reaction for this process can be written as:

`6CO_2 (g) + 6H_2O (aq) + sunlight -> C_6H_12O_6 (s) + 6O_2 (g)`

There are different phases (or states) of matter, such as solid, liquid, gas and plasma. Photosynthesis represents...

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