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Posted by on Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 3:49pm.

What products are formed when sucrose is heated in an aqueous sulfuric acid solution? What role does the acid play?

  • chemistry - , Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 5:44pm

    I assume this is NOT concentrated H2SO4 but a dilute solution. A dilute solution plays the role of a catalyst and hydrolyzes the sucrose to its two monomers. They are glucose and fructose.

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