We’re being asked to which atom is the oxidizing agent
Oxidizing agent is the species that is being reduced in a redox reaction. Recall the mnemonics LEO GER.
The strongest oxidizing agent would be the element that would be easily reduced or easily gains an electron:
In a reaction of calcium metal with Chlorine gas, which atom is the oxidizing agent?
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