Writing the Net Equation for a Sequence of Reactions

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Writing the Net Equation for a Sequence of Reactions Many chemical reactions happen as a sequence of several steps, each step can be described with a chemical equation. We can also write a chemical equation for the overall, net reaction Simply add the two (or more) equations together.
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Unformatted text preview: Cancel out molecules that appear on both sides Compounds produced in one step of a sequence but consumed in another are called intermediates . Intermediates must not appear in the net equation...
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