- Determine the reactants and products.
- Write out the formula of the reactants and products.
- Balance the equation.
Step 1: An acid and carbonate reaction will produce carbon dioxide, water, and salt. In this case, the salt is calcium chloride.
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Products are carbon dioxide, water and calcium chloride.
To represent the state in a chemical equation, we add in state symbols.
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