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Understanding oxidation and reduction

In the following reaction, identify the oxidizing and reducing agents.
Br2 + H2 --> 2HBr

a. H+ is the reducing agent, Br- is the oxidizing agent

b. Br2 is the reducing agent, H+ is the oxidizing agent

c. Br2 is the reducing agent, H2 is the oxidizing agent

d. HCl is the reducing agent, Br2 is the oxidizing agent

e. H2 is the reducing agent, Br2 is the oxidizing agent

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Oxidizing Agents are substances that cause some other species to be oxidized or to lose ...

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