Balancing Equations

Balancing Equations

Author: Tonya Davis

The students will be able to add coefficients to a chemical equation in order to satisfy the law of conservation of matter. 

Students should be able to balance chemical equations. 

Students should understand the law of conservation of matter. 

Students will use these equations to identify the types of chemical reactions. 

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How to Balance Chemical Equations

In this tutorial students will learn how to balance chemical equations.

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Balancing Worksheet Practice


Balance the following by adding coefficients.


1.   _____N2(g) +  _____H2(g) →  _____NH3(l)

2.   _____KClO3(s)  →  _____KCl(s)   +  _____O2(g)

3.   ____NaCl(s)  +  ____F2(g)  →  ____NaF(s)  +  ____Cl2(g)

4.   _____H2(g)  +  _____O2(g)  →  _____H2O(l)

5.  __AgNO3(aq) + __MgCl2(aq) → __AgCl(s)+ __Mg(NO3)2(aq)

6.  __AlBr3(aq) + __K2SO4(aq) → __KBr(aq) + __Al2(SO4)3(aq)

7.  ____CH4(g) + ____O2(g) → _____CO2(g) + _____H2O(l)


Want A Challenge!!! Balancing These!!!

1. ___PbCr04   + ___HCl   + ___FeSO4 --> ___PbCl2   + ___Cr2 (SO4)3   + ___FeCl3   + ___H2O   + ___Fe2 (SO4)3
2. ___Ce(IO3)4   + ___H2C2O4  --> ___Ce2(C2O4)  + ___I2   + ___CO2   + ___H2O