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Which is bigger a water molecule or a sugar molecule?
The sugar molecule is larger.
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Any bonding between sugar molecules is broken (up to saturation), but the molecules themselves are not "pulled apart".
Perhaps you mean: Does sugar have more atoms than water? In a certain fixed mass of sugar/water, there will be more molecules of water than of sugar since the molecular m…ass of sugar is higher than that of water. We follow the rule of Mass = Number of moles of a substance * Molecular mass of the substance. We rearrange this to form Number of moles = Mass / Molecular mass Therefore, since the molecular mass of sugar is higher, the number of moles of sugar in a fixed mass of sugar is lower. The number of moles of sugar is directly proportional to the number of molecules of sugar, since we follow Avogadro's Law: 1 mole = 6 * 10^23 molecules (constant value) However, if you meant to ask if sugar had more atoms than water, the answer is yes, it does. Sugar (presumably glucose) has the chemical formula of C6H12O6 and thus has 24 C, H and O atoms altogether. Water, with the formula H2O, has 3 atoms of H and O altogether. I hope this was helpful! :)
Yes. Table sugar consists of an organic molecule known as sucrose. Sucrose contains many carbon and hydrogen atoms. Because of this, a molecule of sugar is much large than a m…olecule of water, which consists only of an oxygen atom bonded to two hydrogen atoms.
Yes salt molecules are bigger than water molecules.
the molecules in water have more energy and so will break down the solids quicker
A sugar molecule is quite a bit larger than salt molecules. Why? Sugar is an organic molecule made of Hydrogen, Carbon, Oxgen the ratios and exact structure vary with the type… of sugar. Salt is a rock, it's chemical formula is NaCl (common table salt, or sodium chloride), whereas sugar, sucrose being the common table sugar has a chemical formula of C12H22O11.
They are both molecules bonded by covalent bonds.
When crystallized sugar is put into water, the H2O molecules separate the sugar molecules from each other. This happens because both H2O and sugar molecules are polar. The pol…arity causes the much smaller H2O molecules to squeeze between the sugar molecules and break the weak van der Waals forces that exists between them. The H2O molecule bonds to the sugar molecule with a stronger bond than the earlier van der Waals force (because of the polarity of the molecules).
Water molecule. A carbon atom has van der waals radius of 340 pm, but a water molecule on the same measure is about 275 pm.
No, A sugar molecule has hydrogen and oxygen in it, but it is by no means water. It has to be a separate compound to be considered water.
Sugar, table sugar sucrode is a carbohydrate, a disaccharide, C12H22O11. It consists of two rings it is bigger than a water molecule.
no. Dissolving is a physical change, not a chemical change.
Yes. Water and sugar both contain hydroxyl groups, which consist of an oxygen atom bonded to a hydrogen atom. Because of this shared particle level property, water and sug…ar molecules will attract each other, which is why sugar is so easily water-soluble.