# How would you balance the following chemical equation: #KClO_3 -> KCl + O_2#?

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Jul 20, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Given unbalanced equation:

#KClO_3 -> KCl + O_2#

Since the number of oxygens on the right hand side is even, we need a multiplier on the left hand side which is a multiple of

We find that

#2KClO_3 -> 2KCl + 3O_2#