Nihar Pathare, Carrie Zhu, Sathvik Srin

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Examples of carbohydrates are sugars and starches, such as pasta, bread, candy, sugar, soda, flour, pancakes, and cereal.

Specific examples include starch, cellulose, and glycogen.

Functional groups found in carbohydrates

Carbonyls are found in carbohydrates

Common functions of carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are short term energy storages. They can also be intermediate term storages for energy, as in starch for plants and glycogen for animals.

How does its structure allow it to perform its function.

The strong bonds with the valence electrons in its molecules allow for the carbohydrate to store large amounts of energy.