chemical equation: Additional Symbols Used in Chemical Equations
There are a number of other symbols used in chemical equations. A symbol written above or below the reaction arrow indicates special reaction conditions. For example, when mercuric oxide is heated it decomposes into mercury metal and oxygen gas; this reaction is shown by the equation
When chemical equilibrium occurs in a reaction, the double arrow (
- Basic Notation Used in Equations
- Methodology for Writing an Equation
- Additional Symbols Used in Chemical Equations
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