Chapter 1

NCERT
Class 10
Science
Solutions
10. Why is respiration considered an exothermic reaction? Explain.

Question:

Why is respiration considered an exothermic reaction? Explain.

Answer:

We need the energy to survive. This energy is obtained from food. When we breathe, the food item i.e., food gets metabolized by oxygen. Energy is released in this process. Hence respiration is called an exothermic reaction.

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