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# How does 90 percent of the energy that enters an organism get used?

Updated: 9/22/2023

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### What happens to the other 90 percent of energy and in what form does it re-enter the environment?

When energy is passes between tiers only ten percent of the energy is passed on. The other 90 percent is used by the previous organism and it re-enters the environment from the sun.

### How much of the food energy that is taken in by an organism is used for its own processes?

Producers use about 90 percent of the food energy they make during photosynthesis for their life processes.

### How much of the food energy that is taken by an organism is used for its own life processes?

Producers use about 90 percent of the food energy they make during photosynthesis for their life processes.

### How much of the food energy that is taken in by an organism is used for its own life processes?

Producers use about 90 percent of the food energy they make during photosynthesis for their life processes.

### What is organism energy used for?

Energy is required for sustaining life.

twenty percent

to use energy

### How does the 10 percent rule apply to the food chain?

in a food chain, energy transfers from one level to another. The 10% rule says that 10% of energy is transfered from one level to another because the rest of the energy is being used by the organism.

### What is 0.45 percent naCl used for?

This is a hypotonic solution used for the hydration of the organism and to improve the sodium.

### Does the food chain transfer nutrients from organism to organism?

Yes. Food or fuel creates energy, energy is transferred through "nutritional" content. There are several different factors that control the primary productivity of energy and biomass flow. Energy flow is the amount of energy that moves through a food chain. The energy input, or energy that enters the ecosystem, is measured in Joules or calories. Accordingly, the energy flow is also called calorific flow. In the study of energy flow, ecologists try to quantify the importance of different species and feeding relationships. The largest source of energy for an ecosystem is the sun.Energy that is not used in an ecosystem is eventually lost as heat. Energy and nutrients are passed around through the food chain, when one organism eats another organism. Any energy remaining in a dead organism is consumed by decomposers. Nutrients can be cycled through an ecosystem but energy is simply lost over time.

### What percent of the energy used in the US is nuclear?

19 percent of electricity

### Where does most of the energy go if it is not used by the organism?

It is secreted out in the form of feces.