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Detecting an oxidizing agent

Help me to find out which substance is the oxidizing agent in the reaction:


asked Jul 11, 2017 in Chemistry by Christian

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C is an oxidizing agent
answered Jul 11, 2017 by Rene

Zn is the oxidizing agent - (Ox. No. of Zn - 2)

C(Ox. No. of C goes from 0 to 2+), so it was oxidized.

answered Jul 11, 2017 by Liam