# Problem: Write balanced net ionic equation for Na 3PO4(aq) + NiCl2(aq) → Ni3(PO4)2(s) + NaCl(aq)

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When a reaction equation is given, the first thing to do is to make sure that it is balanced. If the given equation is unbalanced, balance the reaction first.

Na3PO4(aq) + NiCl2(aq) → Ni3(PO4)2(s) + NaCl(aq)   unbalanced

Balancing the reaction equation:

Balance Na:

Na3PO4(aq) + NiCl2(aq) → Ni3(PO4)2(s) + 3 NaCl(aq)

Balance Ni:

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Write balanced net ionic equation for Na 3PO4(aq) + NiCl2(aq) → Ni3(PO4)2(s) + NaCl(aq)

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