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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: 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 

Problem

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