How do you change a JPEG photo so it can be edited into RAW format?

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I would like to edit my JPEG photos in RAW format, how do i open them in RAW format.
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You generally don't - because the image stored as JPEG has lost a lot of information needed to treat it as Camera RAW.

You can choose to open JPEG images in Camera Raw, but they aren't really Camera RAW images.

Think of JPEG as the print, and Camera Raw is the negative. You can't really get back to the full detail of the negative from a print.