# Question #a8904

##### 1 Answer

Oct 9, 2016

Yes the equation balances

#### Explanation:

Nitrogen goes from -3 to +1 The redox equation is

Oxygen as an element has a charge of zero so

Oxygen goes from 0 to -2 The redox equation is

There are eight electrons on the left ( reactants) and eight electrons on the right ( products) so the equation balances.