6K.5 7th edition

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Gisela F Ramirez 2H
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6K.5 7th edition

Postby Gisela F Ramirez 2H » Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:10 pm

b.) Reaction of bromine with itself (disproportionation)in aqueous solution:

Br2 (l) ---> BrO3(^-1) (aq) + Br(^-1) (aq)

How would I write out the half reactions if I only have one reactant?

Nicole Lee 4E
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Re: 6K.5 7th edition

Postby Nicole Lee 4E » Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:13 pm

You separate the two reactions. Br2(l) -> BrO3(^-1) (aq) and Br2(l) -> Br(^-1) (aq) and balance each separately.

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