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Write a balanced chemical equation to represent the following chemical reaction: sodium peroxide...

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Write a balanced chemical equation to represent the following chemical reaction:

sodium peroxide + water {eq}\to {/eq} sodium hydroxide + oxygen.

Balancing Chemical Equations:

A chemical equation is balanced when the number of atoms, as well as the total charge, is equal on both the reactants and products side of the reaction. Sometimes, the phases (chemical and physical characteristics are uniform) or states (gas, liquid, or solid) of the chemical species involved are also written in the chemical equation.

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This chemical equation involves the reaction between two moles of solid sodium peroxide ({eq}\rm Na_2O_2 {/eq}) and two moles of water to produce...

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