Skeleton Equations

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Emily Kennedy 4L
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Skeleton Equations

Postby Emily Kennedy 4L » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:10 pm

When it asks for a skeleton equation how do we know to include water vs just showing the transfer of electrons?

Andrew Bennecke
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Re: Skeleton Equations

Postby Andrew Bennecke » Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:06 pm

I believe the skeletal equations are the ones first given, where the species are unbalanced completely. So, if it's asking for the skeletal equation, we wouldn't show any water or electron exchange, just the given reactants and products.

Nicole Garrido 2I
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Re: Skeleton Equations

Postby Nicole Garrido 2I » Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:26 pm

The skeleton equation doesn't include water or electrons. But water is used to balance the equation if there's an H or O on one side and not on the other.

yuetao4k
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Re: Skeleton Equations

Postby yuetao4k » Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:50 pm

skeleton equations don't involve e- or waters.


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