Genera Chemistry

Balance the following equations:

a. C + O2 CO
b. CO + O2 CO2
c. H2 + Br2 HBr
d. K + H2O KOH + H2
e. Mg + O2 MgO

please explain and show work.

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  1. I will do two:

    CO + O2>> CO2
    2CO+O2>> 2CO2

    K+ H2O>> KOH + H2
    I find it helpful to write H2O as HOH
    K+HOH>>KOH + H2
    2K + 2HOH>> 2KOH + H2

    then rewrite HOH as H2O

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  2. 1:0.904 S/Cl

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