Chemistry (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 12 - Stoichiometry - Standardized Test Prep: 9

Answer

False/False

Work Step by Step

Statement I: The coefficients in a balanced equation represent the relative masses of the reactants and products. False. The coefficients in a balanced equation represent the relative mole of the reactants and products. Statement II: Because the mass of the reactants must equal the mass of the products in a chemical reaction. False. The mass of the reactants and products do not necessarily need to be equal. The mole numbers need to be equal.
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