Which characteristics of living things does a car have? How can the characteristics of living things be used to show that a car is not a living thing?

All living things have the ability to excrete , locomotive(movement) abilities, require food, reproduce grow and are sensitive. Cars have the ability to move, excrete and require fuel for energy.

Cars can remove the waste of the of the hydrocarbon fuel as exhaust which is analogous to living things excreting metabolic waste. car have the ability to move and requires ‘food’ ,the hydrocarbon fuels.These are the characteristics which a car has that is also that of living things but cars can’t grow or reproduce which are key traits of living things thus a car is not a living thing.

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