why is the equation of photosynthesis in our NCERT book written

6CO2+12H2O=(in the presence of sunlight and chlorophyll) C6H12O6+ 6O2+6H2O

while in earlier classes we have studied that the equation for photosynthesis is

6CO2+6H2O=(in the presence of sunlight and chlorophyll) C6H12O6+6O2 

Asked by charvi duggal | 18th Apr, 2014, 06:36: PM

Expert Answer:

Both of these are correct.

The difference is of H2O molecules which is either used or given out by transpiration or guttation.

Answered by  | 20th Apr, 2014, 07:58: PM

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