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Problem: Identify the species oxidized, species reduced, and the oxidizing agent and reducing agent for all the reactions in the previous problem.(a) Al(s) + Zr 4+(aq) ⟶ Al 3+(aq) + Zr(s)(b) Ag+(aq) + NO(g) ⟶ Ag(s) + NO 3−(aq)                   (acidic solution)(c) SiO32−(aq) + Mg(s) ⟶ Si(s) + Mg(OH) 2(s)              (basic solution)(d) ClO3−(aq) + MnO2(s) ⟶ Cl−(aq) + MnO4−(aq)      (basic solution)

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Remember the mnemonics:

Loss                Gain

Electrons         Electrons

Oxidation         Reduction

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Identify the species oxidized, species reduced, and the oxidizing agent and reducing agent for all the reactions in the previous problem.

(a) Al(s) + Zr 4+(aq) ⟶ Al 3+(aq) + Zr(s)

(b) Ag+(aq) + NO(g) ⟶ Ag(s) + NO 3(aq)                   (acidic solution)

(c) SiO32−(aq) + Mg(s) ⟶ Si(s) + Mg(OH) 2(s)              (basic solution)

(d) ClO3(aq) + MnO2(s) ⟶ Cl(aq) + MnO4(aq)      (basic solution)

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