Answer :

Balanced equation: C6H12O6(s) 2C2H5OH(s) +2CO2(g)

Explanation:


Step 1: Write the given unbalanced equation


C6H12O6 C2H5OH+CO2


Step 2: Compare the number of atoms of reactants with the number of atoms of products.



Step 3: Now, first we consider the element having unequal no. of atoms on both sides. Thus, first let us consider hydrogen atom. If we multiply 2 in the product (in C2H5OH), we will get the equal number of atoms as in reactant (in C6H12O6)



Step 4: Write the resulting equation:


C6H12O6 2C2H5OH+CO2


Step 5: Now check whether the equation is balanced or not by comparing the atoms



We find that the equation is not balanced yet. As the number of carbon and oxygen atoms are unequal on the two sides.


First balance the carbon atom.


Step 6: If we multiply 2 in the product (in CO2), we will get the equal number of atoms as in reactant (in C6H12O6)



Step 7: Write the resulting equation:


C6H12O6 2C2H5OH+2CO2


Step 8: Now check whether the equation is balanced or not by comparing the atoms.



We find that the equation is balanced now.


Step 9: Write down the final balanced equation:


C6H12O6 2C2H5OH+2CO2


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