Problem: How do you balance this equation? NaOH + H2O → Na + OH 

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We are being asked to balance the equation

 NaOH + H2O → Na + OH

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.

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How do you balance this equation?

 NaOH + H2O → Na + OH

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