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Why do we emit Carbon Dioxide when we breathe?

Asked by TikiGooseyVee (19points) March 21st, 2008 from iPhone
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Because the process of breaking down sugar for energy changes oxygen molecules (O2) into carbon dioxide (CO2), and our bodies can’t use carbon dioxide for anything else.

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