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Concept: Balancing Chemical Reactions

Problem: MnI2(aq) + AgNO3(aq) → AgI(s)+Mn(NO3)2(aq)Balance each of the following chemical equations. Give your answer as coefficients separated by commas.

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We’re being asked to balance the given equations.


Recall that when balancing chemical equations, we have to make sure that the number of elements on both sides is equal with the lowest whole number coefficients.


Note: N and O only exist in NO3, so we can balance that ion instead of individual elements. 


MnI2(aq) + AgNO3(aq) → AgI(s) + Mn(NO3)2(aq)

Mn     1

I        2

Ag    1

NO3   1

Mn     1

I        1

Ag    1

NO3   2


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MnI2(aq) + AgNO3(aq) → AgI(s)+Mn(NO3)2(aq)

Balance each of the following chemical equations. Give your answer as coefficients separated by commas.

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