Is rotting wood a chemical or physical change?

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Apr 3, 2018

Answer:

Chemical

Explanation:

rotting wood is a decomposition reaction. The chemicals in the wood ( mainly the hydrocarbon cellulose a polysaccharid ) break down into simpler molecules. Bacteria, and other decomposers "eat" the wood breaking the complex molecules into energy and simpler molecules. such as Carbon Dioxide, and water.