Conventions for Writing Chemical Equations – Arrows, Phases, Coefficients and more

Conventions for Writing Chemical Equations MCAT General Chemistry by Leah4sciWhen it comes to writing chemical equations it’s easy to confuse all the little letters and numbers. What do they mean? Where do they go?

This video breaks down every letter and number you’ll see in chemical reactions, from coefficients and phases to numbers that represent charges, multiple atoms or polyatomic ions.

(Watch on YouTube: Chemical Equations. Click CC for transcription.)

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