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Changes to Top Ten for deciphering a chemical equation

This page explores how symbolism in chemistry differs from symbolism in algebra.

Chemistry is a confusing subject for many learners because there are equations and rules for working with the equations that are different than the rules for algebraic equations, yet algebra is often used.

Syntax is critical to both disciplines.

To deal with this I have prepared a user cheat sheet with algebra on the front and chemistry on the back.

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