What principle underlies stoichiometry?

1 Answer
Jan 5, 2018

Answer:

#"Conservation of mass...."#

Explanation:

...or #"garbage in equals garbage out"#, or #"TANSTAAFL"#, #"there ain't no such thing as a free lunch...."#

This idea of #"stoichiometry"# is developed here, and also here. All chemical reactions, and representations thereof, conserve (i) mass, and (ii) charge.