# How do chemical equations illustrate that atoms are conserved?

##### 1 Answer
Jul 18, 2018

Well, they do if the chemical equation is stoichiometrically balanced...

#### Explanation:

And what does $\text{stoichiometrically balanced}$ mean? It means that for every reactant particle, there is a corresponding product, or for every gram of reactant there is a gram of product. Electronic charge is conserved AS WELL as mass...