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Based on periodic trends, which elements in (in their elemental form) would you expect

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo J Tro ISBN: 9780321910295 34

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Problem 42P

Problem 42P

Based on periodic trends, which elements in Problem 1 (in their elemental form) would you expect to be good reducing agents?

Problem 1

Based on periodic trends, which elements would you expect to be good oxidizing agents?

(a) Oxygen

(b) Bromine

(c) lithium

(d) sodium

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Solution 42P :

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Reducing agent is an element or compound usually employed in redox reactions, that loses electrons to another chemical species. Because reducing agent loses electrons, it is said to be oxidized.

All s-block elements are good reducing agents.

Out of the given elements, (c) lithium is an S-block element and is an good reducing agent.

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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