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Number of Oxygen atoms required for complete oxidation of pyruvic acid is
A. 6
B. 12
C. 3
D. 8

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1 molecule of glucose requires `6O_2` for complete oxidation 1 glucose produces 2 pyruvic acid molecules therefore `3O_2` or 6 atoms of oxygen are required for 1 molecule of pyruvic acid.

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