Chemical formula


Interactive Chemistry Worksheets for Students


Periodic table

Naming compounds

Basic formula

Simple compounds

Ionic compounds 1

Ionic compounds 2

Chemical suffixes

Old chemical names

Hydrocarbons - Alkanes

Alkanes, alkenes & alkynes

Alkanols to alkanoic acids


Common compounds

Common formula quiz

Acids, bases and salts

Covalent compounds

Printable worksheets


Formula calculators

Chemical formula calculator





Naming chemical compounds




Naming chemical symbols



Student lessons

Teacher resources


Student Instructions for balancing equations

  1. Identify the reactants and products and write a word equation.
  2. Write the correct chemical formula for each of the reactants and the products.
  3. Check to see whether there are the same NUMBERS and TYPES of atoms on both sides of the equation. i.e. The Law of Conservation of Matter.
  4. Balance each chemical equation by placing whole numbers in front of the chemical formula.

eg. The burning of steel wool(iron) in air.