How to Balance Equations - Printable Worksheets

Balancing Equations Worksheets

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A balanced chemical equation gives the number and type of atoms participating in a reaction, the reactants, products, and direction of the reaction. Balancing an unbalanced equation is mostly a matter of making certain mass and charge are balanced on the reactants and products side of the reaction arrow. This is a collection of printable worksheets to practice balancing equations. The printable worksheets are provided in format with separate answer keys.

I also offer printable worksheets for balancing equations on my personal site. The printables are also available as PDF files:


You may also wish to review the step-by-step tutorial on how to balance a chemical equation.

Online Practice Quizzes

Another way to practice balancing equations is by taking a quiz.