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Balance each of the following skeleton equations.

B) Na + F2 -> NaF

I balanced out this equation like this.

Na + F2 -> Na2F OR would I write it as

-> Na + F2 -> NaF2 , would the 2 go before the F, or after the F?

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    Na + F2 -> NaF

    I balanced out this equation like this.

    Na + F2 -> Na2F OR would I write it as

    -> Na + F2 -> NaF2 , would the 2 go before the F, or after the F?

    Neither. Rule #1 when balancing equations; thou shalt not change the subscripts. Thou may change the coefficients ONLY.
    2Na + F2 ==> 2NaF

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