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Like what everyone was saying, you add H+/OH- to balance the number of hydrogen atoms present and the same for oxygen. You know how much to add by basing of the coefficients, similar to balancing chemical reactions back in Chem 14A. Hope that helps! :)
H+ is added for balancing reactions in acidic solutions, and OH- is used for basic solutions. Just remember that in acidic solutions, only H+ is used for balancing H, while for basic solutions H2O is added to the side that needs H and add OH- to the other side of the reaction.
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