Dehydration of sugar with sulphuric acid

Dehydration of sugar with sulphuric acid

In this experiment we make beet sugar, that is saccharose, react with sulphuric acid.

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Chemistry

Keywords

sugar, sulphuric acid, saccharose, carbon dioxide, beet sugar, carbonise, dehydrating, water vapour, carbohydrate, disaccharide, sulphate ion, fructose, glucose, glycosidic bond, oxoacid, proton, acid, organic, experiment, chemical reaction, chemistry

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sulphuric acid , H₂SO₄, sulfate anion, proton, proton, saccharose, C₁₂H₂₂O₁₁, glucose, fructose, glycosidic bond, carbon + hydrogen + oxygen, C₁₂H₂₂O₁₁, C₁₂H₂₂O₁₁ + H₂SO₄ → 12 C + 11 H₂O, C + 2H₂SO₄ CO₂ + 2SO₂ + 2H₂O, oxidation, reduction
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