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Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285199030

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Chapter 6, Problem 35QAP
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When balancing chemical equations, beginning students are often tempted to change the numbers within a formula (the subscripts) to balance the equation. Why is this never permitted? What effect does changing a subscript have?

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Chapter 6 Solutions

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation
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