# Problem: H3PO4(aq) + Ba(OH)2(aq) →What does this equation yield and correctly balance

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The given reaction is:

H3PO4(aq) + Ba(OH)2(aq) →

Split the reactants into ions and swap them to form the products.

H3PO4(aq)  → H+(aq) + PO43-(aq)

Ba(OH)2(aq) → Ba2+(aq) + OH-(aq)

Products:

• H+(aq) + OH-(aq) → H2O(l)
• Ba2+(aq) + PO43-(aq) → Ba3(PO4)2(aq)

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.

 H3PO4(aq) + Ba(OH)2(aq) → H2O(l) + Ba3(PO4)2(aq) H       3 + 2 = 5P       1O       4 + 2 = 6Ba     1 H        2P        2O       1 + 8 = 9Ba     3

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H3PO4(aq) + Ba(OH)2(aq) →

What does this equation yield and correctly balance

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