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Concept: Balancing Chemical Reactions

Problem: In our bodies, sugar is broken down with oxygen to produce water and carbon dioxide. Write a balanced equation for the complete oxidation reaction that occurs when glucose (C6H12O6) reacts with oxygen. Use the smallest possible integer coefficients.

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In our bodies, sugar is broken down with oxygen to produce water and carbon dioxide. 

Write a balanced equation for the complete oxidation reaction that occurs when glucose (C6H12O6) reacts with oxygen. 

Use the smallest possible integer coefficients.


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