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Identify from the Reaction the Reactants that Undergo Oxidation and Reduction.A. Fe + S → Fes - Science and Technology 1

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Short Note

Identify from the reaction the reactants that undergo oxidation and reduction.
Fe + S → FeS

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Solution 1

Fe + S → FeS
In a reaction, Fe is changing to FeS. That means, iron loses electrons to form FeS. Loss of electron from a substance is called oxidation, so iron undergoes oxidation.

Solution 2

Iron (Fe) undergoes oxidation and Sulphur (S) undergoes reduction.

Concept: Oxidation, Reduction and Redox Reactions
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Balbharati Science and Technology Part 1 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Chemical reactions and equations
Q 6.1 | Page 46
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