Chemistry Question & Answers
Which of the following acts both as oxidising and reducing agent?
|A) nitric acid||B) ammonia|
|C) nitrous acid||D) nitrogen peroxide|
Nitrous acid act as an oxidising agent because it oxidises potassium iodide to iodine. It is also a reducing agent because it decolourises acidified potassium permanganate solution.
Nitric acid acts only as an oxidising agent
Ammonia acts only as a reducing agent
Nitrogen peroxide acts only as an oxidising agent.
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