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Concept: Balancing Chemical Reactions

Problem: The unbalanced equation for the reaction between methane and bromine is:__CH4(g) + __Br2(l) → __CBr4(s) + __HBr(g)Once this equation is balanced what is the value of the coefficient in front of bromine Br2?

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CH4(g) + Br2(l) → CBr4(s) + HBr(g)

       reactant       product

C         1                     1

H        4                     1

Br       2                     5


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The unbalanced equation for the reaction between methane and bromine is:

__CH4(g) + __Br2(l) → __CBr4(s) + __HBr(g)

Once this equation is balanced what is the value of the coefficient in front of bromine Br2?

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