Question 18 of 118

Sucrose in water is dextrorotatory, αD=+66.4° when boiled with dil.HCl, the solution becomes leavorotatory, αD=-39.9°. In this process the sucrose breaks into

(a) L-glucose + D-fructose

(b) L-glucose + L-fructose

(c) D-glucose + D-fructose

(d) D-glucose + L-fructose