Sugar, Sulfuric Acid

Posted by geniusiq160 on May. 16, 2007

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Sugar (a carbohydrate) is dehydrated with concentrated sulfuric acid. Since a carbohydrate was once considered just hydrated carbon, if you remove the water, carbon would be left over. The acid rips the water out of the sugar and the heat generated b

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