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Problem: In the two reactions below, which atom is oxidized?Zn(s) + H2SO4(aq) → ZnSO4(aq) + H2(g)H2O2 + CaS → CaSO4 + H2O (not balanced)a. Zn and Sb. H and Sc. Zn and Hd. S and Se. none of these

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In the two reactions below, which atom is oxidized?

Zn(s) + H2SO4(aq) → ZnSO4(aq) + H2(g)
H2O2 + CaS → CaSO4 + H2O (not balanced)

a. Zn and S

b. H and S

c. Zn and H

d. S and S

e. none of these

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