How many hydrogen atoms are present in the compound #C_6H_12O_6#?

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Sep 8, 2017

Answer:

12

Explanation:

The subscript (small numbers after the element symbol) tells you how many atoms of the element are in one molecule of the compound. So, #H_12# indicates that there are 12 atoms of Hydrogen in that one molecule of #C_6H_12O_6#.

Fun fact: #C_6H_12O_6# is more commonly known as glucose, a simple sugar.