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cmat
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How Can i balance this reaction?

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Hi! I can t balance this!? CAn u help me?
acacH + CO3(2−) + OH− → acac− + CO2 + H2O
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Re: How Can i balance this reaction?

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:?: Cannot be balanced.

:idea: Try without the hydroxide anion.

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2 RH + CO3{2-} = 2 R{-} + CO2 + H2O
:idea: Try without the carboxic anion

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RH + OH{-} = R{-} + H2O
:!: Conclude that you had a combination of reactions.
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Re: How Can i balance this reaction?

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GrahamKemp wrote::?: Cannot be balanced.

:idea: Try without using the sizegenetics hydroxide anion.

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2 RH + CO3{2-} = 2 R{-} + CO2 + H2O
:idea: Try without the carboxic anion

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RH + OH{-} = R{-} + H2O
:!: Conclude that you had a combination of reactions.
Damn you're a smart guy.
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Re: How Can i balance this reaction?

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GrahamKemp wrote: Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:26 pm :?: Cannot be balanced.

:idea: Try without the hydroxide anion.

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2 RH + CO3{2-} = 2 R{-} + CO2 + H2O
:idea: Try without the carboxic anion

Code: Select all

RH + OH{-} = R{-} + H2O
:!: Conclude that you had a combination of reactions.
Hi Damn you're a smart guy.:) :lol:
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Re: How Can i balance this reaction?

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Please dont answer 5 year ooldquestions
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