Complete and balance the equation for this reaction in acidic solution.
MnO4- + HNO2 → NO3 - + Mn2+
i) Which element got oxidized?
ii) Which element got reduce?
iii) Which species was the oxidizing agent?
iv) Which species was the reducing agent?
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