Problem: Consider the reaction:Zn(s) + Fe2+(aq) → Zn2+(aq) + Fe(s)Which is the reducing agent?

FREE Expert Solution

Recall the mnemonic for redox reactions:

Loss Electrons  Oxidation  Reducing Agent

Gain Electrons  Reduction  Oxidizing Agent

Reaction:

Zn(s) + Fe2+(aq) → Zn2+(aq) + Fe(s)

96% (320 ratings)
View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Consider the reaction:

Zn(s) + Fe2+(aq) → Zn2+(aq) + Fe(s)

Which is the reducing agent?

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Redox Reactions concept. You can view video lessons to learn Redox Reactions. Or if you need more Redox Reactions practice, you can also practice Redox Reactions practice problems.