Answer to Question #171335 in General Chemistry for Acacia

Question #171335

Identify the element oxidized and the element reduced in the following reaction.

2Mg(s) + O2 (g) --> 2MgO (s)


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2021-03-15T09:28:29-0400

In the above reaction, oxygen acts as an oxidising agent as it oxidises magnesium (Mg) to form magnesium oxide (MgO).


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