# Chapter 3 - Chemical Reactions - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 148b,: 24a

$C_5H_{12}O_6 + 5O_2 --> 5CO_2 +6H_2O$

#### Work Step by Step

Recall that the number of each element must be equal on both sides of a chemical equation. Therefore, using guess and check, multiply compounds/atoms on each side of the equation by different numbers until the number of atoms on both sides of the equation is equal.

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