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Problem: Consider the reaction2 Fe3+ (aq) + 2 I– (aq)   ⇌   2 Fe2+ (aq) + I2 (aq)Which statement for the reaction is true? A. Fe3+ is oxidizedB. Fe3+ increases in oxidation numberC. Fe3+ is reducedD. I– is reduced 

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Consider the reaction

2 Fe3+ (aq) + 2 I (aq)   ⇌   2 Fe2+ (aq) + I2 (aq)

Which statement for the reaction is true?

A. Fe3+ is oxidized

B. Fe3+ increases in oxidation number

C. Fe3+ is reduced

D. I is reduced