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Concept: Balancing Chemical Reactions

Problem: One of relatively few reactions that takes place directly between two solids at room temperature isBa(OH)2 • 8H2O(s) + NH4SCN(s) → Ba(SCN)2(s) + H2O(l) + NH3(g)In this equation, the • 8H2O in Ba(OH) 2 • 8H2O indicates the presence of eight water molecules. This compound is called barium hydroxide octahydrate.a. Balance the equation.

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One of relatively few reactions that takes place directly between two solids at room temperature is

Ba(OH)2 • 8H2O(s) + NH4SCN(s) → Ba(SCN)2(s) + H2O(l) + NH3(g)

In this equation, the • 8H2O in Ba(OH) 2 • 8H2O indicates the presence of eight water molecules. This compound is called barium hydroxide octahydrate.

a. Balance the equation.

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