Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
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Chapter 3 - Chemical Reactions and Reaction Stoichiometry - Exercises - Page 114: 3.20b


$2Ag_2O(l)\rightarrow 4Ag(s)+O_2(g)$

Work Step by Step

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 $Ag$. $2Ag_2O(l)\rightarrow 4Ag(s)+O_2(g)$
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