Problem: Enter a balanced equation for the reaction between solid silicon dioxide and solid carbon that produces solid silicon carbide and carbon monoxide gas.

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solid silicon dioxide → SiO2(s)

solid carbon → C(s)

solid silicon carbide → SiC(s)

carbon monoxide gas → CO(g)

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Enter a balanced equation for the reaction between solid silicon dioxide and solid carbon that produces solid silicon carbide and carbon monoxide gas.

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