Problem: Balance the following chemical equation:__Cr2O3 + __Mg → __Cr + __MgO

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We’re asked to determine the balanced equation for the compounds involved in the reaction.


The reactants and the products are already stated.


The unbalanced chemical reaction is:

Cr2O3 + Mg  Cr + MgO


Reactants                Products

Cr                   2         Cr                    1

O                    3         O                     1

Mg                  1         Mg                   1


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Balance the following chemical equation:

__Cr2O3 + __Mg → __Cr + __MgO

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