Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 4 - Types of Chemical Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry - Questions - Page 181: 22


1. Balance electrons transferred through the redox reaction. 2. Balance all other reactants and products.

Work Step by Step

We begin by balancing the oxidized and reduced species in the products and reactants so that for every electron gained, an electron is lost. After we have balanced the electrons lost and gained, we continue by balancing all other species in the chemical equation to ensure no new substances were created nor destroyed.
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