Problem: Many oxidation–reduction reactions can be balanced by inspection. Try to balance the following reaction by inspection and identify the substance reduced and the substance oxidized.Al (s) + HCl (aq) → AlCl 3 (aq) + H 2 (g)

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Many oxidation–reduction reactions can be balanced by inspection. Try to balance the following reaction by inspection and identify the substance reduced and the substance oxidized.

Al (s) + HCl (aq) → AlCl 3 (aq) + H 2 (g)

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