I'm doing some homework and it asks about how I would distinguish various carbohydrate samples. One of the questions asks how I would identify a mixture of sucrose and glucose solutions.
I'm a bit unsure. The Benedict's test for reducing sugars would of course prove positive because of the glucose. However, if I then did the Benedict's test for non-reducing sugars with another 2cm3 of the sample, surely the result would still be positive due to the glucose?
To reword the question, how do I determine that BOTH sucrose and glucose are present?
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