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Problem: Which species is reduced in the reaction below?        2Al(s) + NO2–(aq) + H2O(l)  + OH-(aq) → 2AlO2–(aq) + NH3(g) a. Al b. NO2– c. H2O(l) d. OH– e. None of the above - this is not an oxidation-reduction reaction.    

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Which species is reduced in the reaction below?

       2Al(s) + NO2(aq) + H2O(l)  + OH-(aq) → 2AlO2(aq) + NH3(g)

a. Al

b. NO2

c. H2O(l)

d. OH

e. None of the above - this is not an oxidation-reduction reaction.

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