# What are chemical equations?

Apr 5, 2017

Chemical equations are representations of chemical reactions.........

#### Explanation:

And in all chemical reactions, which can be defined as the making and breaking of chemical bonds of reactants to form new compounds, TWO PROPERTIES ARE CONSERVED:

$i . \text{ Mass is conserved} .$

$i i . \text{ Charge is conserved} .$

What do these two properties mean practically?