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Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by LT on Monday, May 12, 2008 at 9:45pm.

Free sulfur may act as either an oxidizing agent or a reducing agent. What is the best
experimental evidence for this statement?
(A) Sulfur forms sulfur dioxide as well as calcium sulfide.
(B) Sulfur is a nonmetal.
(C) Sulfur forms both organic and inorganic compounds.
(D) With six electrons in its outer shell the sulfur atom can either form a negative ion
by gaining two electrons from other elements or share its electrons with other more
electronegative elements.
(E) Sulfur is soluble in carbon disulfide as well as in alcohol.

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