Problem: Part A. What is the chemical formula for sucrose?Matter is made up of atoms, but in a real chemistry lab, we measure substances in grams. Therefore, you need to be able to convert from atoms to grams, and vice versa.Sucrose, the sugar extracted from sugarcane and sugar beets, is an organic compound that contains 12 carbon atoms, 22 hydrogen atoms, and 11 oxygen atoms per molecule.

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Part A. What is the chemical formula for sucrose?


Matter is made up of atoms, but in a real chemistry lab, we measure substances in grams. Therefore, you need to be able to convert from atoms to grams, and vice versa.

Sucrose, the sugar extracted from sugarcane and sugar beets, is an organic compound that contains 12 carbon atoms, 22 hydrogen atoms, and 11 oxygen atoms per molecule.

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