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(a) The substance which loses electrons is called reducing agent. (b) The substance which gains electrons is called an oxidizing agent. Find out which is a true or false statement. A (a) is true, (b) is false. B (a) is false, (b) is true. C Both are true. D None of these.

(a) The substance which loses electrons is called reducing agent.
(b) The substance which gains electrons is called an oxidizing agent.
Find out which is a true or false statement.
A (a) is true, (b) is false.
B (a) is false, (b) is true.
C Both are true.
D None of these.

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Pawan Prajapati
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3 months ago
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Yash Patari
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3 months ago
Dear student
A reducing agent, or reductant, loses electrons and is oxidized in a chemical reaction. A reducing agent is typically in one of its lower possible oxidation states, and is known as the electron donor. A reducing agent is oxidized, because it loses electrons in the redox reaction.

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