Problem: The scenes below represent a chemical reaction between elements A (red) and B (green):Which best represents the balanced equation for the reaction?(a) 2A + 2B ⟶A2 + B2(b) A2 + B2 ⟶2AB(c) B2 + 2AB ⟶2B2 + A2 (d) 4A2 + 4B2 ⟶8AB

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For this problem, we have to find which best represents the balanced equation for the reaction

Counting the red and green molecules on the reactant side:

4A+ 4B2

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The scenes below represent a chemical reaction between elements A (red) and B (green):

Which best represents the balanced equation for the reaction?

(a) 2A + 2B ⟶A2 + B2
(b) A2 + B2 ⟶2AB
(c) B2 + 2AB ⟶2B2 + A
(d) 4A2 + 4B2 ⟶8AB

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