On this page you need to create notes that cover the following points:
  • Explain how to write a word equation using the step-by-step method used in class
  • Explain how to use the ion table and the drop and swap method to write formula for ionic compounds. ie be able to say that Aluminium hydroxide is Al(OH)3
  • Explain how to translate a word equation into a symbol equation using the step-by-step method used in class
  • Explain why symbol/chemical equations should be balanced
  • Explain how to balance an equation using the step-by-step method used in class (give examples of how this is done)