Effect Of Temperature On The Sugar Content Of Coca Cola

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What is the effect of Temperature affect the sugar content of Coca-Cola?

Course name and number: IB Diploma Biology Higher level
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Research Question:
What is the effect of temperature on the sugar content of soft drinks?
Introduction:
When we learnt about Carbohydrates in the Option B chemistry class, we learnt about the disaccharide sucrose, also known as the table sugar we know. We got into a lengthy conversation on the health benefits and hazards of this sugar and in doing so, we factored in the wide intake of soft drinks around the world especially Coca-Cola that my teacher described as very sugary. I personally enjoy a very cold soft drink. However, I once had to buy a moderately
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Procedure to Determine the Sucrose Content of Coca-Cola with Different Temperatures: I filled the measuring beaker with the degassed Coca-Cola I heated/cooled the Coca-Cola to desired temperature I emptied the heated/cooled Coca-Cola into the measuring cylinder I put the hydrometer in the measuring cylinder containing the Coca-Cola I read the ruler at the point where the meniscus is on the hydrometer I recorded the stem emergence reading
Quantitative Data: Stem Emergence of Hydrometer in Sucrose Solutions (g/〖cm〗^3)
Sucrose solution (%) 1st Density 2nd Density 3rd Density 4th Density 5th Density Average Density
3% 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011
6% 1024 1023 1024 1024 1024 1023.8
9% 1035 1035 1035 1035 1035 1035
12% 1047 1047 1047 1047 1047 1047
15% 1058.5 1058.4 1058.5 1058.5 1058.5 1058.5
20% 1078 1078 1078 1078 1078 1078
25% 1097.5 1097.5 1097.5 1097.5 1097.5 1097.5
30% 1117.5 1117.4 1117.4 1117.5 1117.5 1117.5
35% 1136.4 1136.5 1136.5 1136.5 1136.5 1136.5
40% 1155 1156 1156 1156 1156 1156
45% 1175.5 1175.5 1175.5 1175.5 1175.5

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