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How are Chemical changes shown?
Using Chemical Equations
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Name one way to show a chemical reaction
A word Equation
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Why are word equations not as useful as using chemical symbols?
You can't tell straight away what's happened to each of the atoms
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What are the molecules on the left-hand side of the equation called?
The reactants
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What are the molecules on the right-hand side of the equation called?
The products
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What do symbol equations show?
The atoms on both sides
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What do symbol equations show?
The symbols or formulas of the reactants and products
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What do the symbol equations need to be?
Balanced
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What must be on both sides of the equation?
The same number of atoms of each element on both sides of the equation
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How do you balance the equation?
By putting numbers in front of the formulas where needed
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Name one way to show a chemical reaction

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A word Equation

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Why are word equations not as useful as using chemical symbols?

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What are the molecules on the left-hand side of the equation called?

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What are the molecules on the right-hand side of the equation called?

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