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  • one year ago

Which is the next logical step in balancing the given equation? CS2(l) + Cl2(g) CCl4(l) + S2Cl2(l)

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  1. rvc
    • one year ago
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    \[\rm CS_2+Cl_2 \rightarrow CCl_4+S_2Cl_2\] is this the equation?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yeah the subsripts just wouldnt pop up @rvc

  3. rvc
    • one year ago
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    okay we have 2 Cl atoms on the LHS and 4 on RHS what do you think we should do?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    add a 2 somewhere ? @rvc

  5. rvc
    • one year ago
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    Correct y somewhere it should be added to the Cl atom only :)

  6. rvc
    • one year ago
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    wait we have 6Cl atoms

  7. rvc
    • one year ago
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    on the RHS

  8. rvc
    • one year ago
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    and 2 on the LHS so we need to multiply 3 on the LHS

  9. rvc
    • one year ago
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    look : \(\rm CS_2+\color{red}3Cl_2 \rightarrow CCl_4+S_2Cl_2\)

  10. rvc
    • one year ago
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    now check Is it balanced?

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i believe so @rvc

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