How to Write Chemical Equations

How To : Balance chemical equations using a simple method

In this video, we learn how to balance chemical equations using a simple method. Start out by writing your two chemicals next to each other. After this, you will need to write out how much of each atom each of the chemicals has. Now you will have a better idea of how you need ...more

How To : Balance chemical equations the right way

In this tutorial, we learn how to balance chemical equations. The first thing you want to do is to draw a graph and label one side reactants and the other side products. Go through each of the atoms that are in your equation on both sides. Write out how many atoms are in each ...more

How To : Balance chemical equations properly

Confused by the equations in chemistry class? This tutorial is here to help! Clark College Tutoring and Writing Center tutors Kevin Martin and Joey Smokey explain how to balance chemical equations, providing examples and tips in this two part video series. You will definitely ...more

How To : Properly balance chemical equations

In this video, we learn how to properly balance chemical equations. You will see what substances are in each side of the equation. You will then need to count the atoms that are on each side of the chemical equation. Once you write down the number of atoms on each side, you wi ...more

How To : Balance chemical equations properly

In this video, we learn how to easily balance chemical equations. There are two sides of a chemical equation, both must be equal to get the proper reaction. To balance these out, first write out the number of atoms that is on each element on each side of the equation. After th ...more

How To : Practice balancing chemical equations

In this video, we learn how to practice balancing chemical equations. First, take a look at the first and second part of the equation. Write out how many atoms each of the elements has in it. Compare each of the sides to see what the difference is between them. Then, find the ...more

How To : Balance a chemical equation with ease

Learn how to balance the three different types of chemical equations in simple steps. First take an equation, write down its reactants and products and write down the names of all elements. Now write down how many of each element are present in the equation. Now check which el ...more

How To : Balance a chemical equation step-by-step

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to balance a chemical equation step-by-step. The left side of the equation is called the reactants and the right side is the new products. What will be new products when silver nitrate reacts w ...more

How To : Balance a chemical equation easily

In this video, we learn how to balance a chemical equation. First, take a look at both sides of the equation and figure out how many atoms there are for both. Once you write this out, you will have an idea of how unbalanced it is. Now that you've done this, you need to think a ...more

How To : Balance chemical equations with Olivia and Andrea

Olivia and Andrea created a song to the tune of "I'll stand by you" by the Pretenders to teach you how to balance chemical equations. A chemical equation requires coefficients in order to be balanced. You can balance a chemical equation by making use of the Periodic table. The ...more

How To : Balance chemical equations with MyTutorBuddy

Learn how to balance chemical equations with MyTutorBuddy. Learn about this in this video tutorial. There are four easy steps to do this. Step #1 – place 1 by the most complex compound. Step #2 – balance anything that is not an element. Step #3 – balance the elements. Step #4 ...more

How To : Balance chemical equations

n this tutorial, we learn how to balance chemical equations. This is a straight-forward concept to balance out both sides of the equation of chemicals. To start, you will need to analyze how many atoms in each chemical you have on each side. Once you do this, you will need to ...more

How To : Balance chemical equations properly

In this video we learn how to balance chemical equations properly. What is a chemical equation? It's a statement that uses a chemical formula to show identities and relative amounts of the substances involved in a chemical reaction. To balance an equation out you must have the ...more

How To : Balance chemical equations the fun way

In this video we learn how to balance chemical equations the fun way. First, remember that matter cannot be created or destroyed. Take two different types of chemicals and put them on opposite sides of the equation. If you have more mass on one side than the other, these will ...more

How To : Balance chemical equations using a teacher's guide

In this video we learn how to balance chemical equations using a teacher's guide. A chemical equation is a brief way of summarizing what happens inside of a chemical reaction. When you mix up two different chemicals, they will create new types of chemicals in the equation. You ...more

How To : Balance chemical equations with ease

In this video, we learn how to balance chemical equations with ease. First, you will need to take down the equation and find out how it is formed and how much each of the chemicals are in it. Draw a diagram if you need to so you have a visual key. If you figure out how many of ...more

How To : Follow three rules to balance chemical equations

In this video, we learn how to follow three rules to balance chemical equations. The first rule is that you need to start by balancing elements that appear in only one reactant and one product. The second rule is that you need to multiply through by common factors. You must re ...more

How To : Balance chemical equations

Not sure how to balance a chemical equation? According to the rules of chemistry, matter must be conserved in chemical reactions. When you balance a chemical equation, you account for all of the matter in the reaction. What you will need: • An unbalanced chemical equation • ...more

How To : Write equations in pre-Algebra

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to write equations in pre-Algebra. Write an equation that represents the following sentence and then solve the equation. The product of n and 6 is 12. That's n multiplied by 6 or 6n = 12. We wa ...more

How To : Understand polyatomic chemical formulas

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to understand polyatomic chemical formulas. When writing the formula using polyatomics, the same cross-over rule applies. 1st identify the metal and non-metal. Then you write the symbols, write ...more

How To : Solve problems about linear equation

In this video the instructor shows how to write a linear equation. If you need to find the equation of a line that passes through the two given points then you need to find the linear equation of that line. The first step is to find the slope of the line that passes through th ...more

How To : Multiply and simplify square roots

In this tutorial we learn how to multiply and simplify square roots. When you multiply square roots, you will first need to put them under one radical. From here, you will need to factor out what you have. Once you find a perfect square, find the square root of it. You can eit ...more

How To : Solve quadratic equations by factoring in math

In this video the instructor shows how to solve quadratic equations by factoring. You can solve a quadratic equation by factoring them. To do this first write the equation in the standard from which is a*x*x + b*x + c = 0. Now factor the equation into two smaller equations of ...more

How To : Solve a system of equations in algebra

In this math lesson you will learn how to solve a system of equations. Watch the following video to learn how to translate a word problem into a system of linear equations. Two linear equations considered in the same time form a system of linear equations. A system of linear ...more

How To : Understand the hemoglobin & its role in the body

An in-depth explanation of the structure of the hemoglobin molecule, the process by which it binds with the oxygen in the lungs, how it dumps the same oxygen molecule at the appropriate location in the body and how carbon-dioxide gets attached to the hemoglobin molecule are th ...more

How To : Solve systems of linear equations by graphing

In this video the instructor shows how to solve systems of linear equation by graphing. A system of linear equation is equations of two lines that are to be graphed on the same coordinate axes. Now take the first equation and write it to form y = mx + b. Now extract the value ...more

How To : Calculate and add running percentages in Excel

In this tutorial, we learn how to calculate and add running percentages in Excel. First, write out your value and percentage into the different columns. Next, write the formula in the cell where you want the answer to appear. To have the answer appear, highlight the box and dr ...more

How To : Describe chemical formulas

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to describe chemical formulas. A chemical formula represents the actual number of atoms of each element within a molecule. Different visual representations of molecules include the ball and sti ...more

How To : Solve exponential and logarithmic equations

In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to solve exponential and logarithmic equations. Solving exponential equations can become very difficult if it involves large numbers. To solve these kinds of complex equations you need to get all the numbers to the same base numb ...more

Just Released : Blob Morphing 'Bot

iRobot released their new soft blob morphing robot this past Tuesday. The amazing shape-shifter has the ability to squeeze through tiny crevices. From IEEE Spectrum: "Researchers from iRobot and the University of Chicago discussed their palm-sized soft robot, known as a chem ...more

How To : Easily balance a chemical equation

In this video, we learn how to easily balance a chemical equation. In a balanced equation, there should be the same number of atoms on both sides of it. There are no rules that explain how you get a balanced reaction from expression. First, start on the molecule or compound th ...more

How To : Balance an easy chemical equation

In this video, we learn how to balance an easy chemical equation. You can do your equation by testing it out with the actual chemicals. Watch and see what the reaction is as they start to mix together. To balance this reaction out, you will need to analyze the number of atoms ...more

How To : Write the equation of a circle in standard form

Here you'll be shown how to take the equation of a circle, and convert it into standard form. Also, it will be explained just what standard form is, while running through the process of conversion. You'll be able to use techniques to quickly work off the numbers on the equatio ...more

How To : Use the equation editor in Microsoft Word

If you've ever written up a lab report or done a math project then you've probably either used the equation editor before or would like to learn how to use it, since writing the equation in yourself is a pain (and doesn't really look professional). The equation editor in Micr ...more

How To : Add citations and equations in Pages '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to add citations and equations in Pages '09. iWork '09, the office productivity suite from Apple, is the easiest way to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Writing and page layouts are easy in Pages. N ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Dissolve glass with drain cleaner

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to dissolve glass with drain cleaner. They show you how to dissolve that glass with sodium hydroxide (drain cleaner). Glass is nearly invulnerable to chemicals and thus why it's the preferred material for chemical contai ...more

How To : Solve math problems using proportions

Proportions or ratios are fundamental concepts of mathematics. A proportions is an equation that states that two ratios are equal. Hence proportion can be written in two ways as a:b=c:d or a/b=c/d. In these equations a and d are called as extremes and b,c are called as means. ...more

How To : Graph a line using slope intercept form

A basis of algebra, slope intercept form can easily bring your equation to a graph with ease. This video will show you exactly how to graph equations using the slope intercept form. Students learn to use slope-intercept form to graph a line. Slope-intercept form is y = mx + b ...more

How To : Solve a word problem that involves proportions

In this Education video tutorial you will learn how to solve a word problem that involves proportions. To solve such problems you got to express the scenario in proportions. For example, in the problem, ‘Jacob ran 10 miles in 80 minutes’; this rate can be expressed as 10miles/ ...more

How To : Make the Medicinal Aphrodisiac Snake Wine

Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own. Snake wine is made by trapping a small cobra in a bo ...more

How To : Understand chemical change in chemistry

In this video we learn how to understand chemical change in Chemistry. When you start out, you must first figure out what your cathode and anode is in the equation. Then, read it out to find out if it's oxidized. Once you have this figured out, you can find the conditions of t ...more

How To : Understand chemistry & chemical change

This video tutorial is in the Education category which will show you how to understand chemistry and chemical change. The question here is 10g of Mg ribbon reacts with 0.15 mol decimeter cubed of hydrochloric acid at 25 degree Celsius. What is the balanced equation for this re ...more

How To : Handle missing terms in algebraic long division

In this tutorial you are shown exactly how to do algebraic long division when terms are missing in the polynomial. Follow these steps and you can divide whatever you'd like: Dividend/Divisor = Quotient 1. Write out your equation. If there is a missing term you have to write ...more

How To : Find the surface area of a cube

In this video, we learn how to find the surface area of a cube. Finding the surface area of a cube is something everyone will have to do in math. The easy formula to figure out this is: surface area= side x side x 6. Your first step to figuring out the problem is to find the l ...more

How To : Solve inequalities by multiplying or dividing

In this tutorial, we learn how to solve inequalities by multiplying or dividing. Start out with your equation written out in front of you. Now, find the variable in the equation and figure out how to get rid of the denominator underneath it. Divide this on both sides, then you ...more

How To : Solve an equation using the point slope form

In this video the instructor shows how to derive a general equation for a line in Point-Slope form. The slope of an equation is the ratio of difference of y coordinates to the difference of x coordinates. In other words, slope is the change of y up on change of x. So you have ...more

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