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Problem: Complete and balance the equation for this reaction in acidic solutionMnO4- + HNO2 → NO3- + Mn2+a) Which element got oxidized? reduced?b) Which species was the oxidizing agent? reducing agent?

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Complete and balance the equation for this reaction in acidic solution

MnO4- + HNO2 → NO3- + Mn2+

a) Which element got oxidized? reduced?

b) Which species was the oxidizing agent? reducing agent?


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