Answer to Question #27168 in Inorganic Chemistry for Abbi

Question #27168
half reactions Mn 2+ + BiO3 --> MnO4- + Bi3+ im trying to work out the half reaction and redox of this equation
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Expert's answer
2013-03-29T13:06:39-0400
Mn2+ + BiO3- --> MnO4- + Bi3+
Mn lose 5 electrons:
Mn2+ - 5e- = Mn+7O4-
Bi takes 3 electrons:
BiO3- + 3e- = Bi3+
So in this reaction, manganese is reductant and Bismuth is oxidant.

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