# What is the chemical formula of a carbohydrate?

Therefore, the typical formula for a carbohydrate is $C {H}_{2} O$.
--> Carbon with 2 Hydrogen and 1 Oxygen: $C + {H}_{2} O$
Glucose has a formula of ${C}_{6} {H}_{12} {O}_{6}$.
Sucrose which is table sugar is ${C}_{12} {H}_{22} {O}_{11}$.