Balanced Equation

Science / Chemistry / Balanced Equation: A description of a chemical reaction that gives the chemical formulas of the reactants and the products of the reaction, with coefficients introduced so that the number of each type of atom and the total charge is unchanged by the reaction. For example, a balanced equation for the reaction of sodium metal (Na(s)) with chlorine gas (Cl2(g)) to form table salt (nacl(s)) would be 2 Na(s) + Cl2(g) = 2 nacl(s), NOT Na(s) + Cl2(g) = nacl(s).

Complete Ionic Equation

Science / Chemistry / Complete Ionic Equation: A balanced equation that describes a reaction occurring in solution, in which all strong electrolytes are written as dissociated ions. MORE

Molecular Equation

Science / Chemistry / Molecular Equation: A molecular equation is a balanced chemical equation in which ionic compounds are written as neutral formulas rather than as ions. For example, agno3(aq) + nacl(aq) = agcl(s) + nano3(aq) is a molecula MORE

Net Ionic Equation

Science / Chemistry / Net Ionic Equation: A net ionic equation is an ionic equation with all DEFINE[spectator ions'>spectator ions eliminated. For example, Ag+(aq) + NO3-(aq) + Na+(aq) + Cl-(aq) = agcl(s) + Na+(aq) + NO3-(aq) is an ionic equa MORE