The equation below represents a chemical reaction that occurs in living cells. How many atoms are represented in the reactants of this equation?

#C_6H_12O_6 + 6H_2O -> 6CO_2 + 6H_2O + en ergy#

1 Answer
Jul 28, 2018

#"30 atoms"#


The number of atoms of an element in a molecule is indicated by the subscript.

The reactants are on the left side of the arrow.