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Problem: Balance the given chemical equation using whole-number coefficients.?D2(g) + ?O2(g) → ?D2O(l)Enter the coefficients in order separated by commas (e.g., 1,3,2, where 1 indicates the lack of a coefficient).The coefficients in a balanced chemical equation represent the relative numbers of each molecule or formula unit and the relative number of moles of each molecule or formula unit. In a balanced equation, the stoichiometric relationships among the substances allow us to convert between quantities of reactants and products in a reaction.DeuteriumDeuterium (written as D or 2H) is an isotope of hydrogen known as heavy hydrogen.

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Balance the given chemical equation using whole-number coefficients.

?D2(g) + ?O2(g) → ?D2O(l)

Enter the coefficients in order separated by commas (e.g., 1,3,2, where 1 indicates the lack of a coefficient).


The coefficients in a balanced chemical equation represent the relative numbers of each molecule or formula unit and the relative number of moles of each molecule or formula unit. In a balanced equation, the stoichiometric relationships among the substances allow us to convert between quantities of reactants and products in a reaction.

Deuterium

Deuterium (written as D or 2H) is an isotope of hydrogen known as heavy hydrogen.

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