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Abiotic and biotic factors are the living and non-living things in an ecosystem. An ecosystem is defined as any community of interacting organisms and their physical surroundings. Both abiotic and biotic factors are important in an ecosystem because even if one factor is changed or removed, it can affect the entire ecosystem.
This flashcard set with help you understand the difference between abiotic and biotic factors and be able to identify examples of each. It is important to understand the difference between these factors because it helps you see the relationships in ecosystems and how these things can change over time.
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6 chapters | 95 lessons | 2 flashcard sets
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