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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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