Post a New Question


posted by .

One purpose of adding KIO4 is to prevent the permanganate ion from being slowly reduced to Mn+2 by H2O. Write a balanced redox equation for the reduction of permanganate ion to Mn+2 by water in acid solution.

  • chemistry -

    MnO4^- + 8H^+ + 5e ==> Mn^2+ + 4H2O
    Don't memorize these half reactions; there are thousands. Instead, learn how to write them. Here is a site OR ask specific questions about what you may not understand.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

More Related Questions

Post a New Question