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Oxidizing and reducing agents

Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:35 pm
by Cali Rauk1D
If you have H+/H2 and then Ni2+/Ni how do you know which is the oxidizing and reducing agents?

Re: Oxidizing and reducing agents

Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:57 pm
by DianaTrujillo2K
I do not fully understand your question, but the reducing agent gives electrons while the oxidizing agent receives electrons. Sometimes an element or compound can act as both.

Re: Oxidizing and reducing agents

Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:58 pm
by Cali Rauk1D
This was a problem on test 2