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name reducing agents and oxidising agents in following reactions H2O + F2 ---- HF + HOF

name reducing agents and oxidising agents in following reactions


H2O + F2 ---- HF + HOF

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Ramesh V
70 Points
12 years ago

Here O.S of F in F2 is 0

Fluorine shows only - 1 oxidation state. Other halogens can exhibit positive oxidation state.

in HF , F has -1 state

F2 undergoes reduction, so F2 is oxidising agent here

H2O is reducing agent

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Ramesh

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