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What is the oxidizing agent in the following reaction? Sn(s) + 2HCl(aq) → SnCl2(aq) + H2(aq)




HCl



H2



Sn



SnCl2

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The following is an oxidation-reduction reaction: H2CO3(aq) → CO2(g) + H2O(l)

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  1. in the first equaiton, H+ gains an electron, it is reduced, therefore it is the oxidizing agent.

    False.

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