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Problem: When the equation Fe + Cl2 → FeCl3 is balanced, what is the coefficient for Cl2?a) 1b) 2c) 3d) 4

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We're being asked to balanced the reaction and determine the coefficient of Cl2.

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.

Fe + Cl2FeCl3

Fe       1

Fe       1

Cl        2

Cl        3

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When the equation Fe + Cl2 → FeCl3 is balanced, what is the coefficient for Cl2?

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

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