Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 20 - Oxidation-Reduction Reactions - 20.2 Oxidation Numbers - Sample Problem 20.4 - Page 706: 15

Answer

a) N in NH$_{4}$$^{+}$ is the reducing agent. N in NO$_{2}$$^{-}$ is the oxidizing agent. b) Pb is the oxidizing agent. I$^{-}$ is the reducing agent.

Work Step by Step

a) N in NH$_{4}$$^{+}$ is the reducing agent. N in NO$_{2}$$^{-}$ is the oxidizing agent. b) Pb is the oxidizing agent. I$^{-}$ is the reducing agent.
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