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# The number of optical isomers glucose is ?

$(a)\;16\qquad(b)\;13\qquad(c)\;8\qquad(d)\;24$

Explanation :
If there are n chiro alley carbon atoms in a molecule , it will have $\;2^{n}\;$ optical isomers . Therefore , glucose has $\;2^{4}\;$ on ' sixteen ' optical isomers .