Definitions for "Chemical equation"
a shorthand way of describing a chemical change using symbols of elements and formulas of compounds.
a description of a chemical reaction that uses formulas and coefficients to indicate the number of moles of each compound
A chemical equation is a method of expressing chemical reactions in a succinct way. The reactants involved are placed on the left, and the products are placed on the right. Usually an arrow seperates the reactants and products. Oftentimes, specific reaction conditions (temperature, pressure, catalyst, etc.) are placed above or below the arrow symbol.
Keywords:  happen, statement
a statement of what can happen , not necessarily what will happen
An expression of a fundamental change in the chemical substances.