Question

The following reaction occurs when gold is dissolved in aqua regia. Balance the equation.

Au+HCl+HNO3HAuCl4+NO+H2O\mathrm { Au } + \mathrm { HCl } + \mathrm { HNO } _ { 3 } \rightarrow \mathrm { HAuCl } _ { 4 } + \mathrm { NO } + \mathrm { H } _ { 2 } \mathrm { O }

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In this task, we need to balance the following redox equation. The gold is dissolved in aqua regia\textit{aqua regia}.

The given redox equation\textbf{redox equation} is

Au + HCl + HNO3_3 \rightarrow HAuCl4_4 + NO + H2_2O

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