Oxidizing and reducing agents

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Cali Rauk1D
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Oxidizing and reducing agents

Postby Cali Rauk1D » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:35 pm

If you have H+/H2 and then Ni2+/Ni how do you know which is the oxidizing and reducing agents?

DianaTrujillo2K
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Re: Oxidizing and reducing agents

Postby DianaTrujillo2K » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:57 pm

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.

Cali Rauk1D
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Re: Oxidizing and reducing agents

Postby Cali Rauk1D » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:58 pm

This was a problem on test 2


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