2. The same number of atoms of eachelement appearing in
must appear in the
.3. The subscripts of a formula cannotbe changed to balance the equation.Each compound must retain itsstableness via oxidation states.
6. Be certain each side of equationhas same number of atoms of eachtype.7. Make sure coefficients are in lowestwhole number ratios.8. Polyatomic ions usually stay intact,but multiple polyatomic ions may beseparated.9. (aq.) stands for aqueous which isLatin for water solution: