Problem: Solid iodine trichloride is prepared in two steps: first, a reaction between solid iodine and gaseous chlorine to form solid iodine monochloride; second, treatment of the solid with more chlorine gas. (b) Write a balanced equation for the overall reaction.

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Solid iodine trichloride is prepared in two steps: first, a reaction between solid iodine and gaseous chlorine to form solid iodine monochloride; second, treatment of the solid with more chlorine gas. 

(b) Write a balanced equation for the overall reaction.

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