Quiz2KEY - 3 Balance the charges in each half reaction by...

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Quiz #2 Name: KEY In order to balance a redox reaction (in acidic solution) using the half reaction method, the following 5 most important steps must be performed in order: 1) Break reaction into 2 half reactions 2) Balance the atoms in each half reaction (use H + and/or H 2 O as necessary)
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Unformatted text preview: 3) Balance the charges in each half reaction by adding electrons to one side 4) Make the number of electrons the same in both half reactions by multiplying one or both reactions through by a constant 5) Add the half reactions back together so that the electrons cancel...
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course CHM 111 taught by Professor Colyer during the Summer '08 term at Wake Forest.

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