# How do you write a balanced equation for the combustion (reaction with oxygen gas) of glucose, C_6H_12O_6, to give carbon dioxide and water?

${C}_{6} {H}_{12} {O}_{6} \left(s\right) + 6 {O}_{2} \left(g\right) \rightarrow 6 C {O}_{2} \left(g\right) + 6 {H}_{2} O$