Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 11 - Chemical Reactions - 11 Assessment: 36

Answer

If you are changing the formula of a chemical product, that means you are changing the nature of the product entirely. You can never touch the subscripts of formulas when balancing equations, only coefficients. Doing so, means you are changing the identity of the reaction itself.

Work Step by Step

If you are changing the formula of a chemical product, that means you are changing the nature of the product entirely. You can never touch the subscripts of formulas when balancing equations, only coefficients. Doing so, means you are changing the identity of the reaction itself.
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