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Name: ______________________________________ Date: ________________________ Student Exploration: Chemical Equations Prior Knowledge Questions (Do these BEFORE using the Gizmo .) 1. A candle is placed on one pan of a balance, and an equal weight is placed on the other pan.
2. Suppose the candle was placed in a large, sealed jar that allowed it to burn for several minutes before running out of oxygen. The candle and jar are balanced by an equal weight.
2018 Gizmo Warm-up Burning is an example of a chemical reaction . The law of conservation of matter states that no atoms are created or destroyed in a chemical reaction. Therefore, a balanced chemical equation will show the same number of each type of atom on each side of the equation.

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