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Asked by  | 14th Jun, 2008, 05:47: PM

Expert Answer:

Carbohydrate is an organic compound composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. It is one of the 3 main nutrients present in food and is the main source of energy for our body. It may be simple or complex.

Starch is a complex carbohydrate. Starch is composed of long chains of glucose molecules. Its formula is (C6H10O5)n

Glucose is a simple, six-carbon, monosaccharide carbohydrate with the formula C6H12O6.

Answered by  | 16th Jun, 2008, 08:32: PM

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