Handout12A-BalancingRedox

Handout12A-BalancingRedox - solution. 3. For each...

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CEM 834 OXIDATION - REDUCTION REACTIONS FALL 2005 To write a balanced oxidation - reduction reaction, use the following procedure: 1. For each half-reaction, balance all elements except H and O in number. 2. For each half-reaction, balance charge by adding H + in acidic solution and OH - in basic
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Unformatted text preview: solution. 3. For each half-reaction, balance O by adding H 2 O. 4. Add the half-reactions together with the correct electron balance. 5. Simplify the reaction by deleting any duplicate species then check to ensure that all species are balanced in number and in charge....
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