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photosynthesis question

why does the increase/decrease of CO2 cause it to be acidic?
CO2 dissolves in water to form a weak acid called carbonic acid. Increasing CO2 concentration lowers the pH, but if CO2 concentration decreases then pH will rise.
Original post by euwni
why does the increase/decrease of CO2 cause it to be acidic?


carry the x, add the y and square the z. therefore this will be acidic

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