Why is chemiosmosis more efficient than glycolysis and krebs cycle?

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I can only think of this:

The net amount of ATP made by glycolysis per 1 molecule of glucose is 2, and for the Krebs' cycle, 2 ATP is made for each molecule of glucose.

10 NADH molecules are re-oxidised by chemiosmosis and 2 FADH, which yield 30 ATP molecules and 4 ATP molecules respectively.

Essentially 34 ATP comes from chemiosmosis. while only 4 from glycolysis and the Krebs' cycle combined.


Not sure if this helps, or answers the question.
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