# Copy of Balancing Redox Reactions - Acidic Solution?

Balance the following redox reaction which occurs under acidic conditions: C2O4^(2-) + MnO4^(-) ---> CO2 + Mn^(2+)
Report the coefficients needed to balance the equation in the following order with each coefficient separated by a comma: C2O4^(2-), MnO4^(-), H^(+), CO2, Mn^(2+), H20 (example:...
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Balance the following redox reaction which occurs under acidic conditions: C2O4^(2-) + MnO4^(-) ---> CO2 + Mn^(2+)

Report the coefficients needed to balance the equation in the following order with each coefficient separated by a comma: C2O4^(2-), MnO4^(-), H^(+), CO2, Mn^(2+), H20 (example: 1,2,3,4,5,6)

My Answers:

3,8,2,6,2,4

3,2,8,6,2,4

3,2,16,6,2,8

I was confident in the second one but it became wrong so then I increased H20 to 8 and H to 16 so then they can balance but still it came out wrong(the third answer). Please help

Report the coefficients needed to balance the equation in the following order with each coefficient separated by a comma: C2O4^(2-), MnO4^(-), H^(+), CO2, Mn^(2+), H20 (example: 1,2,3,4,5,6)

My Answers:

3,8,2,6,2,4

3,2,8,6,2,4

3,2,16,6,2,8

I was confident in the second one but it became wrong so then I increased H20 to 8 and H to 16 so then they can balance but still it came out wrong(the third answer). Please help

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