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Problem: Consider the redox equation shown below and determine which of the statements(s) that follow is/are correct.SeO32-(aq) + Cl2(aq) → SeO42-(s) + Cl-(aq)i.  SeO42- is the reducing agent.ii. Cl2 is the oxidizing agent.iii. Cl- is the oxidizing agent.A. i onlyB. ii onlyC. iii onlyD. i and iiiE. ii and iii

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Consider the redox equation shown below and determine which of the statements(s) that follow is/are correct.

SeO32-(aq) + Cl2(aq) → SeO42-(s) + Cl-(aq)
i.  SeO42- is the reducing agent.
ii. Cl2 is the oxidizing agent.
iii. Cl- is the oxidizing agent.

A. i only

B. ii only

C. iii only

D. i and iii

E. ii and iii

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