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Posted by krystal on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 10:00pm.

Aluminum metal reacts with oxygen gas (O2) to form aluminum oxide.


a. Write a balanced equation for this oxidation-reduction reaction. (In this problem you need not worry about the physical state of the reactants or product.)

2Al+3O2=2Al2O3

b. which reactant is oxidized?

O2

c. Which reactant is being reduced?

Al

d. What is the oxidizing agent?

Al



e. What is the reducing agent?

O2

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