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Chapter 1.5, Problem 1CC
Textbook Problem

Are the atoms and basic molecules that compose living things different from the molecules that make up nonliving things? Where were the atoms in living things formed?

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To determine

Whether the atoms and basic molecules that compose living things are different from the molecules that make up non-living things, and the location where the atoms in the living things are formed.

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The life on the Earth is made of accumulations of a few basic varieties of carbon compounds. However, it is to be noted that the atoms and molecules that make up a living thing is not distinct from the materials that compose a non-living thing...

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