February 27, 2017

Homework Help: chemistry

Posted by Adrian on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 11:18pm.

Use the following steps to balance the redox reaction below:

Mg + Au+ Mg2+ + Au

-Write the oxidation and reduction half-reactions. Make sure each half-reaction is balanced for number of atoms and charge.
-Multiply each half-reaction by the correct number, in order to balance charges for the two half-reactions.
-Add the equations and simplify to get a balanced equation

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