Consider the following reaction:
I2O5(s) + 5CO (g) → I2(s) + 5 CO2(g)
Which of the following correctly characterizes this reaction:
A. The oxidation number of iodine in the reactants is +5.
B. CO is oxidized.
C. I2O5 is the oxidizing agent.
a) B and C only
b) A and B only
c) A only
d) A, B, and C