Hydrogen peroxide is an effective oxidizing agent, accepting two electrons. It will oxidizediron(II) to iron(III). This process strips some of the oxalate ion from the iron, so the productis a mixture of Fe3+ (aq), FeC2O4+(aq), and Fe(C2O4)2¯(aq). Assume that the predominantproduct is Fe3+ (aq). This is a redox reaction; therefore you must balance the electrons(charge) as well as the atoms.___ Fe(C2O4)22-(aq) + _____ H2O2 (aq) → ________ (aq) + ___ C2O42-(aq) + ___ OH-(aq)

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Hydrogen peroxide is an effective oxidizing agent, accepting two electrons. It will oxidized
iron(II) to iron(III). This process strips some of the oxalate ion from the iron, so the product
is a mixture of Fe3+ (aq), FeC2O4
+
(aq), and Fe(C2O4)2
¯
(aq). Assume that the predominant
product is Fe3+ (aq). This is a redox reaction; therefore you must balance the electrons
(charge) as well as the atoms.
___ Fe(C2O4)2
2-
(aq) + _____ H2O2 (aq) → ________ (aq) + ___ C2O4
2-
(aq) + ___ OH-
(aq)

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