## Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

$Ni_{}$ + $Cl_{2}$ --> $Ni_{}Cl_{2}$
1. Write the equation mentioned in the command: Nickel Metal: $Ni_{}$ Chlorine Gas: $Cl_{2}$ $Ni_{}$ + $Cl_{2}$ --> $Ni_{}Cl_{2}$ 2. Because both sides have the same amount of each atom, we consider that the equation is balanced.