reducing/oxidizing agents

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Alyssa Bryan 3F
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reducing/oxidizing agents

Postby Alyssa Bryan 3F » Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:39 pm

What is the difference between being a reducing agent vs being reduced and being an oxidizing agent vs being oxidized?

Kevin Tang 4L
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Re: reducing/oxidizing agents

Postby Kevin Tang 4L » Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:51 pm

I believe a reducing agent is one that gets oxidized as it loses electrons. The oxidizing agent, on the other hand, is the one that gets reduced as it gains electrons.

Correct me if I'm wrong. Hope this helps.

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