I need help trying to come up with chemical reactions for the lab I am doing. The target molecule is K3[Mn(C2O4)3]x3H20 The procedure is Dissovle 11.8g of oxalic acid dihydrate (H2C2O4x2H20) in water. Add potassium permaganate (KMn04). Once addition is complete add K2CO3. Prepare ice-NaCl bath and cool reaction mixture in it. I am having trouble trying to figure out what the exact reaction equations are that I have to balance. I am guessing that one is MnO4^1- +H2C2O4----> Mn(C2O4)3 ^3- +CO2 K^+1 +Mn(C2O4)3 ^3- ----> K3[Mn(C2O4)3] Can anyone help?