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It's vice versa with the ones being oxidized/ reduced. The oxidized one is the reducing agent (think about it, if let's say H is being oxidized, it can go around oxidizing anyone else, thus, someone has to oxidize it, thus it is a reducing agent)
The reducing agent is the species being oxidized as it reduces the other species by transferring its own electrons to something else, therefore reducing it. The oxidizing agent is very similar in terms of logic but it is the opposite.
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