Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
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Chapter 3 - Chemical Reactions and Reaction Stoichiometry - Exercises: 3.63a

Answer

$Al(OH)_3 + 3HCl$-->$AlCl_3+3H_2O$

Work Step by Step

For the balancing of the equation we will initially balance the coefficients of the Cl, adding 3 to the HCl. Note that hydrogen and oxygen are not yet balanced, for this the coefficient of water will be 3. Finally, our equation is balanced as follows: $Al(OH)_3 + 3HCl$-->$AlCl_3+3H_2O$
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