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CnH2nOn is the formula of

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Fatty acid
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Fat
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C
Glycerol
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D
Carbohydrate
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Solution

The correct option is C Carbohydrate
Fatty acids act as a fuel for the body. It was discovered by Evans and Burr. It has a long chain of carbon atoms bonded to hydrogen atoms with the carboxyl group at the terminal end.
Fat is stored reserve for the body which provides energy. These are triesters of glycerol.
Glycerol has the chemical formula of C3H8O3. Fats are triesters of glycerol. It is obtained from fatty acids and glycerol. It consists of One glycerol molecule and three fatty acid molecules. The carboxyl end of the fatty acid combines with the three -OH groups of the glycerol to form ester
The monosaccharide is the simplest form of carbohydrate which is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. The basic formula of the monosaccharide is CnH2nOn. These are considered as the simplest form of sugar.
So, the correct answer is option D.

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