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Oxidising and Reducing agents

Oxidising agent : It is a substance which has the tendency to gain one or more electrons from another substance.


As a result the oxidising agent itself undergoes reduction during redox reaction.

Reducing agent : It is a substance which has the tendency to lose one or more electrons to another substance.

As a result the reducing agent itself undergoes oxidation during redox reaction.
 
Some common oxidising agents Common reducing agents
Oxygen Hydrogen
Chlorine Carbon
Conc.H2SO4 Carbon monoxide
Conc. dil. HNO3 Ammonia
Oxides like:
H2O2, MnO2, PbO2, K2Cr2O2
H2S
SO2

 

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Index

7.1 Introduction
7.2 Oxidation Numbers
7.3 Balancing Reactions

Chapter 8





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