Problem: What is the coefficient of H2O when the following equation is properly balanced with the smallest set of whole numbers?                                           ___ Al4C3 + ___ H2O → ___ Al(OH)3 + ___ CH4 A)  3                       B)  4                       C)  6                       D)  12                    E)  24

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What is the coefficient of H2O when the following equation is properly balanced with the smallest set of whole numbers?                                          

___ Al4C3 + ___ H2O → ___ Al(OH)3 + ___ CH4

A)  3                      

B)  4                      

C)  6                      

D)  12                   

E)  24

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