Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 4 - Self-Assessment Quiz - Page 183: Q14


The correct answer is (b)

Work Step by Step

Before the reaction, the oxidation state of Na is 0, and +1 after the reaction. So, Na is oxidized. Hence, $H_2O$ is the oxidizing agent.
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