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Problem: Which substance serves as the reducing agent in the following unbalanced reaction that occurs in acid:Cr2O72– (aq) + Ni (s) → Ni 2+ (aq) + 2 Cr 3+ (aq) (acidic solution) a) H+ (aq)b) Cr2O72– (aq)c) Ni (s)d) Ni2+ (aq)e) H2O (l) 

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Which substance serves as the reducing agent in the following unbalanced reaction that occurs in acid:

Cr2O72– (aq) + Ni (s) → Ni 2+ (aq) + 2 Cr 3+ (aq) (acidic solution)

 

a) H+ (aq)

b) Cr2O72– (aq)

c) Ni (s)

d) Ni2+ (aq)

e) H2O (l)

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