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Problem: Consider the following balanced redox reaction:16H+ (aq) + 2MnO4− (aq) + 10Cl − (aq) ⟶ 2Mn 2+ (aq) + 5Cl 2 (g) + 8H2O (l)(a) Which species is being oxidized?

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Consider the following balanced redox reaction:

16H+ (aq) + 2MnO4 (aq) + 10Cl − (aq) ⟶ 2Mn 2+ (aq) + 5Cl (g) + 8H2O (l)

(a) Which species is being oxidized?

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