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Concept: Balancing Chemical Reactions

Problem: Balancing chemical equationsAl + O2 → Al2O3

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We are asked to balance the given reaction. Balancing a reaction will be done following the steps:


STEP 1: Balance the non-oxygen and non-hydrogen elements first:

STEP 2: Balance Hydrogen

STEP 3: Balance Oxygen

STEP 4: Make sure that all coefficients are whole numbers


The given reaction is: Al + O2 → Al2O3

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Balancing chemical equations

Al + O2 → Al2O3

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