Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 20 - Oxidation-Reduction Reactions - 20 Assessment: 38

Answer

H2- reducing agent S-oxidizing agent

Work Step by Step

oxidation number of H2 in reactant is 0 and then it changes into +1. H2 loses electrons so it is reducing agent. oxidation number of S in reactants is 0 and then it changes into -2. S gains electrons so it is oxidizing agent.
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