# Balance the chemical equation: {eq}\displaystyle \rm C_8H_8O_3+NaBH_4+H_2O \to C_8H_{10}O_3+H_3NO_3+NaOH {/eq}

## Question:

Balance the chemical equation:

{eq}\displaystyle \rm C_8H_8O_3+NaBH_4+H_2O \to C_8H_{10}O_3+H_3NO_3+NaOH {/eq}

## Balancing Chemical Equations

A balanced chemical equation follows the Law of Conservation of Mass wherein the number of atoms of all elements present are conserved in the reactant to the product side. Numerical coefficients are used to balance a chemical equation.