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spacerspacerIntroduction
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8.1 Conventions
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spacer8.2 Balancing
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spacer8.3 Methods of
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spacerBalance by Inspection
spacerBalance algebraically
spacer8.4 Types of
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spacer8.5 Calculations
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spacerMole-mole calculations
spacerMass-mass calculations
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Unit #8 CHEMICAL REACTIONS

8.3 - Methods of balancing chemical equations

Many equations are easy to balance. But when you cannot see right away which atom you should start to balance first, try the following methods:

1. By inspection (section 8.3.1)
2. By algebra (section 8.3.2)


Section 9.3
Guidelines for Balancing Chemical Equations ..p219

Section 9.4
Examples Involving Balancing Equations ..p221


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