Problem: Aluminum sulfide reacts with water to form aluminum hydroxide and hydrogen sulfide.Write the balanced chemical equation for this reaction.

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When balancing chemical equations the number of atoms of each element must be the same for both sides (reactants and products) of the chemical equation.

  • add coefficient to balance


Complete reaction: Al2S3 + H2O → Al(OH)3 + H2S

reactants                         products


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Aluminum sulfide reacts with water to form aluminum hydroxide and hydrogen sulfide.

Write the balanced chemical equation for this reaction.

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