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

$2Ag_2O(l)\rightarrow 4Ag(s)+O_2(g)$
The basic reaction is: $Ag_2O(l)\rightarrow Ag(s)+O_2(g)$ Add a coefficient of 2 to $Ag_2O$ to balance $O$. $2Ag_2O(l)\rightarrow Ag(s)+O_2(g)$ Add a coefficient of 4 to $Ag$ to balance $Ag$. $2Ag_2O(l)\rightarrow 4Ag(s)+O_2(g)$