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Problem: Write a balanced overall reaction from these unbalanced half-reactions.Sn → Sn2+Ag+ → Ag

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To write the overall reaction, we must first balance the two half-reactions then add them afterwards. For that, we must simply add electrons such that the overall charge on both sides of the equation will be the same.

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Write a balanced overall reaction from these unbalanced half-reactions.

Sn → Sn2+

Ag+ → Ag

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