Which statement correctly explains whether or not this equation is a balanced eq

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Na2O + H2O → 2NaOH

I think it's A

 
 A.
The equation is balanced because it has equal amounts of atoms for each element in the reactants and products.
 
 B.
The equation is balanced because it does not follow the law of conservation of mass.
 
 C.
The equation is not balanced because there are different numbers in front of the compounds.
 
 D.
The equation is not balanced because it has 2 reactants and 1 product.
May 6th, 2015

On the left, you have 2 atoms of Na, 2 atoms of O, and 2 atoms of H.

On the right, you have 2 atoms of Na, 2 atoms of O, and 2 atoms of H.

So, your answer is A: The equation is balanced because it has equal amounts of atoms for each element in the reaction and products.

May 6th, 2015

So it is A?

May 6th, 2015

Yes.

May 6th, 2015

Ok thank you!

May 6th, 2015

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