Balancing half reactions  [ENDORSED]

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Netpheel Wang 4L
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Balancing half reactions

Postby Netpheel Wang 4L » Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:26 pm

How exactly do you balance half reactions and what's the purpose?

Sara Flynn 2C
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Re: Balancing half reactions  [ENDORSED]

Postby Sara Flynn 2C » Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:34 pm

You take the parts of the chemical reaction that are involved in the oxidation reaction and the parts that are involved in the reduction reaction and make two half reactions and the point is to make sure that there is an equivalent number of electrons on each side that will cancel

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