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Flashcards in Redox Reactions Deck (5):
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Define oxidising agent

The reactant oxidising another chemical

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Define reducing agent

The reactant reducing oxygen from another chemical

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Common oxidising agents:

- acidified aq. potassium permanganate (KMnO4)
Turns from purple to colourless
- acidified aqueous potassium dichromate
Turns from orange to green

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Common reducing agent:

Aqueous potassium iodide
Turns from colourless to brown

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Define redox reaction

The reaction in which reduction and oxidation take place simultaneously