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In the following chemical reaction, which element is the oxidizing agent?
3 Sn(NO:)2(aq) 2 Fe(s)
2 Fe(NO:):(aq) 3 Sn(s)
A) Sn
B) Fe
C) N
D) O
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X b Answered: XHomeMail - Esther C X 101 Chem 101 New Tab (78) How to Calculate Oxidation X app.101edu.co Submit Question 16 of 27 In the following chemical reaction, which element is the oxidizing agent? 3 Sn(NO:)2(aq) 2 Fe(s) 2 Fe(NO:):(aq) 3 Sn(s) A) Sn B) Fe C) N D) O 5:58 PM е OType here to search 11/14/2019

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The oxidizing agent is the one which gets reduced in the chemical reaction. The decrease in the oxidation state is termed as reduction. Hence to determine the oxidizing agent, it is required to calculate the oxidation number. The reaction is shown as,

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3 Sn(NO3)2 (aq) + 2 Fe (s) - 2 Fe(NO3)3 (aq)+3 Sn (s)

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Now, the oxidation number of Sn in Sn(NO3)2 and of Fe in Fe(NO...

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Sn: х+2x(-1)—0 х%3D 2 Fe: х+3x(-1)3D0 х%3D3

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