What coefficients would you use to balance this equation: #N_2 + H_2 -> NH_3#?

2 Answers
Nov 28, 2016

Answer:

#1/2N_2(g) + 3/2H_2(g)rarr NH_3(g)#

Explanation:

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Nov 28, 2016

Answer:

#1N_2 + 3H_2 -> 2NH_3#

Explanation:

Since there are 2 N atoms on the left side of the equation, there must be 2 on the right, so multiply the #NH_3# by 2. Then, since there are 6 H atoms on the right, there must be 6 on the left, so multiply the #H_2# by 3 to get 6.