posted by chemdumby on .
what are the oxidatoin numbers in this chemical reaction Ni+H2SO4=H2+NiSO4? is it
Reactants: Ni=0 H=1 SO4=-2? Products:H=1 Ni=2+ SO4=-2?
what is being oxidized? reduced? what is the oxidizing agent? reducing agent?
is Ni being oxidized and is reducing agent? is H oxidizing agent and being reduced? please help?????????????
Yes on all except H2 is oxidation state of 0 on the right. Any element in the free state and all compounds are zero.