Problem: Which equation describes a reduction?A. Mg(s) → Mg2+(aq) + 2 e–B. 2 Cl + 2 e– → 2 Cl–C. Na(s) → Na+(aq) + e–D. Al(s) → Al3+(aq) + 3 e–

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Which equation describes a reduction?

A. Mg(s) → Mg2+(aq) + 2 e

B. 2 Cl + 2 e → 2 Cl

C. Na(s) → Na+(aq) + e

D. Al(s) → Al3+(aq) + 3 e

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