Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 3 - Chemical Reactions - Conceptual Exercise 3.11 - Oxidation and Reduction - Page 115: a


Complete balanced equation is: $Br_{2}(aq) + 2 I^{−}(aq) → 2 Br^{−}(aq) + I_{2}(aq)$ Oxidizing agent: Bromine Reducing Agent: Iodide Ion

Work Step by Step

Electron is transferred from Iodide to Bromine, hence Br is reduced and Iodide ion is oxidized
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