# What is the chemical equation for photosynthesis?

Jan 17, 2014

The basic equation for photosynthesis is

carbon dioxide and water yields glucose and oxygen

$6 C {O}_{2}$ + $6 {H}_{2} O$ $\to$ ${C}_{6} {H}_{12} {O}_{6}$ + $6 {O}_{2}$

The video below will explain the basic component processes of this equation.