# Chapter 3 Chemical Reactions - Study Questions - Page 137f: 85

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Carbon has an oxidation number of 0 in glucose and +1/3 in $C_6H_{12}O_7$, so glucose was oxidized and thus it's the reducing agent. Silver has an oxidation number of +1 in the ion and 0 in the metal, so the silver ion is reduced and thus it's the oxidation agent.

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