Problem: Fill in the blanks. A reducing agent is a chemical that causes the _________ of another chemical species by __________electrons to/from the other species. In the process of doing so, the reducing agent gets __________. The answers in order are (a) oxidation, taking, reduced (b) reduction, giving, oxidized  (c) oxidation, giving, oxidized  (d) reduction, taking, reduced  (e) oxidation, taking, oxidized  (f)  reduction, giving, reduced 

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Fill in the blanks.

A reducing agent is a chemical that causes the _________ of another chemical species by __________electrons to/from the other species. In the process of doing so, the reducing agent gets __________.

The answers in order are

(a) oxidation, taking, reduced

(b) reduction, giving, oxidized 

(c) oxidation, giving, oxidized 

(d) reduction, taking, reduced 

(e) oxidation, taking, oxidized 

(f)  reduction, giving, reduced 

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