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Can you show me how to balance this equation using 1/2 reactions?
Zn + NO3- ----> NH3 + Zn(OH4)-2

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    Zn + OH^- ==> Zn(OH)4^- + 2e
    6H2O + NO3^- + 8e ==>NH3 + 9OH^-

    Here is a site that you can access for rules for assigning oxidation states up to an including how to balance redox equations (and half reactions).
    http://www.chemteam.info/Redox/Redox.html

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