What Happens When You Burn Sugar?


Basically, when you burn sugar, you will get a black charred substance. This is because, sugar as a component of carbon, when burned, it is oxidized to remove water or H2O gas, leaving coke, which is black in color.
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When you burn sugar, what should happen is that the carbon in the sugar oxidizes. The sugar will turn black. Sugar consists of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen molecules.
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