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: b


Complete balanced equation is: $Br_{2}(ℓ) + 2 K(s) → 2 KBr(s). $ Oxidizing agent: Bromine Reducing Agent: Potassium

Work Step by Step

Potassium is oxidized by Br to form $K^{+}$ ion and then forms Potassium Bromide.
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