Problem: 1 mole of glucose (C6H12O6) is produced from 6 moles of carbon dioxide (CO2). There are 12 moles of oxygen atoms in 6 moles of carbon dioxide. How many moles of water are needed to reduce 6 moles of carbon by providing hydrogen to 12 moles of oxygen atoms?

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Given:

1 mole of glucose (C6H12O6)  → C6H12O6

6 moles of carbon dioxide (CO2) → 6 CO2

12 moles of oxygen atoms → 6 O2

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1 mole of glucose (C6H12O6) is produced from 6 moles of carbon dioxide (CO2). There are 12 moles of oxygen atoms in 6 moles of carbon dioxide. How many moles of water are needed to reduce 6 moles of carbon by providing hydrogen to 12 moles of oxygen atoms?

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