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Chapter 16, Problem 16.4YT
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Classify each of the following carbohydrates as a monosaccharides, a disaccharides, or a polysaccharides.

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Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The given carbohydrates are to be classified as either a monosaccharide, a disaccharide, or a polysaccharide.

Concept Introduction:

Carbohydrates are polyhydroxy aldehydes or ketones, or their derivatives.

Carbohydrates can be classified as monosaccharides, disaccharides and polysaccharides.

The monosaccharides are composed of a single sugar unit.

The disaccharides are the carbohydrates containing double-ring structures in which two monosaccharide units are linked together.

The polysaccharides are long chains of monosaccharide units. They are also called complex carbohydrates.

Explanation of Solution

a)

The given carbohydrate molecule is composed of a single sugar unit. Hence, it is a monosaccharide.

Therefore, this molecule is classified as monosaccharide.

b)

The given carbohydrate contains a long chain of monosaccharide units. Hence, the given molecule is a polysaccharide.

Therefore, this molecule is classified as a polysaccharide.

c)

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