Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous ReactionsWorksheetSee all chapters
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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: 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 

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