How do I predict the products and balance the equation:



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If $\ce{Li_{(s)} + N2_{(g)}}$ react (I am not sure if they will or not), the product will be $\ce{LiN}$ and the balanced reaction will be:

$\ce{2 Li_{(s)} + N2_{(g)} -> 2 LiN}$

See this tutorial, it contains all the steps you should follow to predict the products when formula of reactants are given.


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