Chemical Reactions
What is a synthesis reaction?

 

Give an example of a synthesis reaction.
 

What is a combustion reaction?
 

Give an example of a combustion reaction.
 

What is a single replacement reaction?
 

Give an example of a single replacement reaction.
 

What is a double replacement reaction?
 

Give an example of a double replacement reaction.
 

Balancing equations:
H2 + O2 -> H20
Draw the reactants: _____ + _____ -> Draw the product: ______

Tally #1:
Reactants sideProducts side
HOHO
____________

Are they equal? ______ Try again…

H2 + O2 -> ____ H20

Tally #2:
Reactants sideProducts side
HOHO
____________
Are they equal? ______ Try again…

___ H2 + O2 -> ___ H20

Tally #3:
Reactants sideProducts side
HOHO
____________

Are they equal? ______ Yes!  The reaction equation is balanced.

Practice: Balance the following equations.
C2H6 + O2 -> CO2 + H2O
 
 

H2O2 + O2 + H2O
 
 

AgNO3 + NaCl -> AgCl + NaNO3
 
 

Na + Cl2 -> NaCl
 
 

N2 + H2 -> NH3
 
 

HCl + NaOH -> NaCl + H2O
 
 

CO2 + H2O -> C6H12O6 + O2
 
 

CH4 + O2 -> CO2 + H2O
 
 

NaCl + H2SO4 -> Na2SO4 + HCl
 
 


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