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Problem: Balance the following skeleton reaction and identify the oxidizing and reducing agents.AsO43-(aq) + NO2-(aq) → AsO2(aq) + NO3-(aq)

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Given reaction: AsO43–(aq) + NO2(aq) → AsO2(aq) + NO3(aq)


1. Splitting into half-reactions

AsO43–(aq) → AsO2(aq)

NO2(aq) → NO3(aq)


2. Balance non-H and non-O

AsO43–(aq) → AsO2(aq)

NO2(aq) → NO3(aq)


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Balance the following skeleton reaction and identify the oxidizing and reducing agents.

AsO43-(aq) + NO2-(aq) → AsO2(aq) + NO3-(aq)

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