Problem: From each of the following pairs of substances, use data in Appendix E in the textbook to choose the one that is the stronger oxidizing agent.(a) Cl2 (g) or Br2 (l)

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Recall:

Lose               Gain
Electron         Electrons
Oxidation       Reduction

cathode reduction  oxidation number decreases → oxidizing agent

anode  oxidation  oxidation number increases → reducing agent


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From each of the following pairs of substances, use data in Appendix E in the textbook to choose the one that is the stronger oxidizing agent.

(a) Cl2 (g) or Br2 (l)

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