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Tube worms that survive near geothermal vents of hydrogen sulfide rely on bacteria living inside them to obtain energy by the oxidation of H2S to SO4^2-. What is the overall change in the oxidation number of sulfur for this reaction?

  • Chemistry - , Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 8:15pm

    -2 in H2S
    +6 in SO4^2-

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