Balance the following chemical equations.

(d) BaCl 2 + H 2 SO4 → BaSO 4 + HCl

 

Answer



(d) BaCl 2 + H 2 SO 4 → BaSO 4 + HCl

 

Name of the element

No. of atoms in reactants

No. of atoms in products

Barium

1

1

Chlorine

2

1

Hydrogen

2

1

Sulphur

1

1

Oxygen

4

4

 

To balance Hydrogen and Chlorine,

Multiply HCl by 2

BaCl 2 + H 2 SO 4 → BaSO 4 + 2 HCl

 

Name of the element

No. of atoms in reactants

No. of atoms in products

Barium

1

1

Chlorine

2

2

Hydrogen

2

2

Sulphur

1

1

Oxygen

4

4

 

Now, all the elements are balanced and the balanced equation is

BaCl 2 + H 2 SO 4 → BaSO 4 + 2 HCl

 

BaCl 2 + H 2 SO 4 → BaSO 4 + 2 HCl

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 1 Class 10 - Chemical Reactions and Equations (Term 1)

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