Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 3 - Chemical Reactions and Reaction Stoichiometry - Exercises - Page 113: 3.15a


$CaC_2(s)+2H_2O(l)\rightarrow Ca(OH)_2(aq)+C_2H_2(g)$

Work Step by Step

$CaC_2(s)+H_2O(l)\rightarrow Ca(OH)_2(aq)+C_2H_2(g)$ Add a coefficient of 2 to $H_2O$ to balance $H$ and $O$. $CaC_2(s)+2H_2O(l)\rightarrow Ca(OH)_2(aq)+C_2H_2(g)$
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