For the equation Ag + NO3 - à Ag + + NO?
Step 2: What substance is oxidized?
Step 3: What is the half reaction for oxidation?
Step 4: What is the half reaction for reduction?
Step 5: What is the net balanced equation?
Step 6: What is the reduced equation?
2. When first learning to balance equations, we learned that the number of atoms of each element in the products and reactants must be equivalent. What are some additional factors that must be taken into account when balancing equations for redox reactions?
3. What are half reactions?
4. What two aspects of the half-reaction equations must be balanced?