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Why is air called breath of life? Enumerate functions of air in atmosphere.

Answer :

Air is called the breath of life because it contains oxgen and carbon dioxide which is necessary to sustain life.

Functions of air in atmosphere is as follows-


Carbon dioxide is used by plants to produce food and release oxygen.


Oxygen is breathed in by human beings and animals to sustain life.


Air is used in the process of combustion.


The atmosphere traps the heat and keeps us warm thus ensuring that the temperature does not exceed more than normal during night and day.


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