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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781133606536
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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Chapter 1, Problem 15FQ
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What characteristics of the human body as a system are similar to the Earth as a system?

Chapter 1, Problem 15FQ, What characteristics of the human body as a system are similar to the Earth as a system?

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To determine

The characteristics of the human body that is similar to that of the Earth, as a system.

Explanation of Solution

It is known that the Earth is a system with various subsystems like the human body, which is also a system. It is mostly an example for an open system. The human body includes different subsystems such as digestive system, circulatory sytem, nervous system, skeletal system, and so on.

All the subsystems of the human body are in one or the other way interlinked. The input of matter and energy into the human body will be through food and water. The received food and water get metabolised by certain systems of the body and is stored as ATP (adenosine triphosphate) molecules in the cells and tissues...

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