C 6 H 12 O 6
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What is the chemical formula of glucose?
The chemical formula of glucose is C 6 H 12 O 6. It is also known as 鈥榓ldohexose鈥?because it contains six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group. The glucose molecule can exist in two forms: open-chain (acyclic) and ring (cyclic).
How do you represent glucose in chemistry?
How do you represent glucose? The chemical formula of Glucose is C6H12O6. Glucose is a monosaccharide containing an aldehyde group (-CHO). It is made of 6 carbon atoms, 12 hydrogen atoms and 6 oxygen atoms.
What is the chemical equation for glucose in photosynthesis?
Glucose is sugar, and the same sugar from the photosynthesis equation 6CO2 + 6H20 = C6h1206 + 6 02. Organisms take glucose, and through the electron transport chain, produce ethanol or lactic acid and CO2, and ATP.
What is the balanced chemical equation for glucose and oxygen?
Glucose + Oxygen = Carbon Dioxide + Water + Energy C6H12O6 + 6O2 = 6CO2 + 6H2O + Energy The first one is a word equation. All it says is glucose and Oxygen are turned into Carbon Dioxide and water releasing energy. If you still dont understand this, just pretend that you are a parrot and memorise it. The second one is a balanced chemical equation.