# chemistry

Balance the following equation in basic media
CLO3 (-1) +I (-1) --------->CLO2 +I2

please i need the final answer too

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1. ClO3^- + 2I^- ==> I2 + ClO2
Cl changes from +5 to +4. 2I changes from -2 (for both) to 0.
Now what don't you understand?

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posted by DrBob222
2. ok thnx that's clear but
where do we add OH ?

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3. If you follow the proper procedure for balancing redox equations, the OH^- adds to the appropriate side. http://www.chemteam.info/Redox/Balance-HalfReactions-Base.html

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posted by DrBob222
4. everything's clear now ..thanks alot for helping ..

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