Copy of Balancing Redox Reactions - Acidic Solution?

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Balance the following redox reaction which occurs under acidic conditions: C2O4^(2-) + MnO4^(-) ---> CO2 + Mn^(2+) Report the coefficients needed to balance the equation in the ...show more
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  • Dr.A answered 5 years ago
C2O42- = 2 CO2 + 2e-) x5
MnO4- +8H+ + 5e- = Mn2+ + 4 H2O)x2

5 C2O42- + 2 MnO4- + 16H+ = 10 CO2 + 2 Mn2+ + 8H2O
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