Chemical Equation Balancer CH3COCH3 + Cl2 = CH3CCl2CH3 + O2

Balanced Chemical Equation

2CH3COCH3 + 2Cl2 = 2CH3CCl2CH3 + O2

Reaction Information

  • Acetone (CH3COCH3)
  • Chlorine (Cl2)
  • CH3CCl2CH3
  • Dioxygen (O2)


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