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How do I balance the following redox equation?

IO3- + NO2 -> NO3- + I2 (in basic conditions)

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Step 1

The given reaction is shown below.

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IO,NO2NO I

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Step 2

The decrease in oxidation number is called reduction reaction while the increase in the oxidation number is called oxidation reaction. The oxidation number of Iodine in the given reaction changes from +5 to zero. Therefore, it undergoes reduction due to decrease in the oxidation number. The oxidation number of Nitrogen changes from +3 to +5. Therefore, it undergoes oxidation.

 

The reduction half-reaction is given below,

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IO3I

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The oxidation half-reacti...

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ΝO,Νο,

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