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Why is the formula of Sucrose (C12H22O11) when the formula is (CH2O)6 ?

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    Shouldn't it be C6H12O6 ?
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    (Original post by Colouredsmurf)
    Shouldn't it be C6H12O6 ?
    Glucose is C6H12O6
    Sucrose is glucose + fructose,
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    (Original post by asinghj)
    Glucose is C6H12O6
    Sucrose is glucose + fructose,
    But Fructose is C6H12O6 as well so shouldn't it be C12H24O12 overall ?

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    Sorry I just realised H20 would be formed
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    (Original post by Colouredsmurf)
    But Fructose is C6H12O6 as well so shouldn't it be C12H24O12 overall ?

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    Sorry I just realised H20 would be formed
    H20 is formed as a second product
    Oh wait, you realised lmao
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    (Original post by Boss_Rhythm)
    H20 is formed as a second product
    Oh wait, you realised lmao
    Thanks for your help )
 
 
 
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