Problem: Write an equation for the formation of Fe2O3 (s) from its elements in their standard states.

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Write an equation for the formation of Fe2O3 (s) from its elements in their standard states.


The standard or reference state of Fe is Fe(s) and O2(g) for O.

We put this on the reactant side of the equation and write the unbalanced equation.

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Write an equation for the formation of Fe2O3 (s) from its elements in their standard states.

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