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Problem: What does carbohydrate indicate about the chemical composition of sugars?

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The name "carbohydrate" means a "hydrate of carbon." The name derives from the general formula of carbohydrate is Cx(H2O)y - x and y may or may not be equal and range in value from 3 to 12 or more.


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What does carbohydrate indicate about the chemical composition of sugars?

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