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Problem: Balance the following equation in acidic conditions. Phases are optional.       S2O32– + Cu2+ → S4O62– + Cu+

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Balancing in acidic solution:

• no need to balance H+ that are left (leave as it is in the reaction)
• (when in basic solution: balance H+ by adding OH- to both sides)

Balancing the reaction:

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Balance the following equation in acidic conditions. Phases are optional.

       S2O32– + Cu2+ → S4O62 + Cu+

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