A balanced chemical equation gives the number and type of atoms participating in a reaction, the reactants, products, and direction of the reaction. Balancing an unbalanced equation is mostly a matter of making certain mass and charge are balanced on the reactants and products side of the reaction arrow. This is a collection of printable worksheets to practice balancing equations. The printable worksheets are provided in pdf format with separate answer keys.
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A chemical equation shows the overall chemical change of reactants into products. The reactants are what you start with and the products are what are formed. There are two ways of writing chemical equations- word equation and symbol equation. While writing chemical equation, the reactants are on the left before arrow and the products on the right.