6K.3 7th edition

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Gisela F Ramirez 2H
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6K.3 7th edition

Postby Gisela F Ramirez 2H » Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:04 pm

d.) Reaction of chlorine in water:

Cl2 (g) ---> HClO (aq) + Cl2 (g)

I was wondering how would i work this problem out? Since I only have Cl2 on the reactants side, how do I make the oxidation and reduction half reactions? This is in an acidic solution

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Re: 6K.3 7th edition

Postby Albert_Luu3K » Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:13 am

I was stuck on this problem for a while as well! I believe that there's a typo in the problem. It should be Cl2 (g) ---> HClO (aq) + Cl- (aq).
Hope that helps! That would the answer looks like it came from in the solutions.

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