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Balancing Equation

  1. Dec 15, 2015 #1

    cgs

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    Can anyone balance: barium chloride + silver phosphate yields silver chloride + barium phosphate ?
     
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  3. Dec 15, 2015 #2

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    You mean balance:

    a BaCl2 + b Ag3PO4 → x AgCl + y Ba3(PO4)2

    It works better with chemical symbols. It takes a little work, but you should be able to find the correct values of a, b, x, and y to make a balanced equation.

    Hint: since you have 3 Ag and 2 Cl on the LHS, the x on the RHS is going to need a common multiple of 2 and 3 to balance.
     
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