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Nitric acid equation

  1. Mar 21, 2007 #1
    Nitric acid equation!!

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    we're doing reaction predictions and were given nitric acid to balance.

    2. Relevant equations

    Nitric acid yields nitrate+water
    NO3 --> NO2 + H2O but i've been up to a 36 for a constant and still can't get it..PLEASE HELP!!:bugeye:

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2007
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  3. Mar 21, 2007 #2


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    Take a look at your equation as written here. Do you see something on one side that is not on the other? Where did that come from? The equation will be much easier to balance if you have everything included. :wink:
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