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Steven S. Zumdahl
ISBN: 9781133611097

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9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl
ISBN: 9781133611097
Textbook Problem

Write a balanced equation describing the reduction of H2SeO4 by SO2 to produce selenium.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The balanced equation to describe the reduction of H2SeO4 by SO2 is to be stated.

Concept introduction: Loss of oxygen is known as reduction.

In the reduction reaction of H2SeO4 by SO2 , the molecule SO2 acts as reducing agent, whereas H2SeO4 acts as an oxidizing agent.

To determine: The balanced equation that describes the reduction of H2SeO4 by SO2 .

Explanation

Explanation

Reduction of H2SeO4 by SO2 in presence of water (H2O) yields selenium (Se) and hydrochloric acid (H2SO4)

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