Problem: Complete and balance the following half-reaction: Mo3+(aq) → Mo(s) (acidic solution) Express your answer as a chemical equation. Identify all of the phases in your answer. Indicate whether the half-reaction above is an oxidation or a reduction.

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We are asked to complete the given half-reaction

Mo3+(aq) → Mo(s) (acidic solution) 

. Recall the mnemonics LEO GER.

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Complete and balance the following half-reaction: 

Mo3+(aq) → Mo(s) (acidic solution) 

Express your answer as a chemical equation. Identify all of the phases in your answer. Indicate whether the half-reaction above is an oxidation or a reduction.