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Balancing Chemical Equations Chemical equations must be balanced with respect to all atoms and the atoms must exist in real compounds. Balance equations by using the following rules. .. 1. Select the compound with the largest number of atoms of an element not including H or O or groups.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Balance this number of atoms with the corresponding atom on the other side of the equation with a coefficient (temporarily a fraction if necessary). .. never change the compound . 3. Next balance any groups if they are present. 4. Now balance any H and O if they are present....
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