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  • It makes up a small component of air present around us.
  • Plants animals consume oxygen during respiration and produce carbon dioxide.
  • Green plants need carbon dioxide gas to make food.
  • If something is burning in a closed room , we feel suffocated after sometime. This is because of the production of carbon dioxide gas.
  • This gas is also responsible for pollution.
  • Carbon dioxide is moderately soluble in water.

Uses of Carbon dioxide:

  1. Carbon dioxide is used by plants to prepare their food.
  2. Carbon dioxide is used to control the combustion.
  3. It is used in the production of carbonated drinks.

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