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    In the following reaction, identify the oxidizing and reducing agents.
    Zn + CuBr2 --> ZnBr2 + Cu

    a. Zn is the reducing agent, Cu+2 is the oxidizing agent

    b. Zn+2 is the reducing agent, CuBr2 is the oxidizing agent

    c. Zn is the oxidizing agent, Cu+2 is the reducing agent

    d. Zn is the reducing agent, Cu+3 is the oxidizing agent

    e. Zn is the reducing agent, Br- is the oxidizing agent

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    By assigning oxidation numbers, we can pick out the oxidation and reduction ...

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