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place, they are often specified
above the arrow.
– Some examples of special
conditions are electric current, high
temperature, high pressure, or light. Chemical Equation Example Special Conditions Balancing Chemical
• Consider the first element listed in the first
formula in the equation.
– If this element is mentioned in two or more formulas on
the same side of the arrow, skip it until after the other
elements are balanced.
– If this element is mentioned in one formula on each side
of the arrow, balance it by placing coefficients in front of
one or both of these formulas. • Moving from left to right, repeat the process
for each element.
• When you place a number in front of a
formula that contains an element you tried
to balance pre...
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