We're being asked to determine the coefficient of water in the balanced redox basic reaction of :
MnO4-(aq) + SO32-( aq) → MnO2( s) + SO42-( aq)
A redox reaction can be balanced (in basic solution) by these steps:
Step 1: Separate the whole reaction into two half-reactions.
Step 2: Balance the non-hydrogen and non-oxygen elements first.
Step 3: Balance oxygen by adding H2O to the side that needs oxygen. (1 O: 1 H2O)
Step 4: Balance hydrogen by adding H+ to the side that needs hydrogen. (1 H: 1 H+)
Balance the following equation in basic solution using the lowest possible integers and give the coefficient of water.
MnO4-( aq) + SO32-( aq) → MnO2( s) + SO42-( aq)
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