Problem: Balance the following equations.Zn(OH)2( s ) + HNO3( aq )  →  Zn(NO3)2 ( aq ) + H2O( l )

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When balancing chemical equations the number of atoms of each element must be the same for both sides (reactants and products) of the chemical equation.

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Zn(OH)(s) + 2HNO(aq)  →  Zn(NO3)(aq) + 2H2O (l)

reactants                                    products

Zn - 1                                           Zn - 1

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Balance the following equations.

Zn(OH)2( s ) + HNO3( aq )  →  Zn(NO3)( aq ) + H2O( l )

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