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Redox is the portmanteau of reduction and oxidation. This tag should be used in questions where both the reduction and the oxidation process are under focus. This tag is not limited to inorganic chemistry. If the question is specifically about either reduction or oxidation (not both) of an organic compound, use [organic-reduction] or [organic-oxidation] instead.

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$\ce{KMnO4}$ should be a better oxidizing agent in acidic medium, than in alkaline medium, as per my knowledge. However, it oxidizes iodide (oxidation state = -1) to iodine (0) in acidic medium, where …
asked Feb 3 '17 by Aaron John Sabu
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It is quite clear from the electrode potential values that $\ce{F2}$ and $\ce{Ce^{4+}}$ are better oxidizing agents that $\ce{KMnO4}$.
asked Feb 28 '17 by Aaron John Sabu
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Nitric acid oxidizes iodine to iodic acid, $\ce{HIO3}$ and not periodic acid, $\ce{HIO4}$, which is of a higher oxidation state. This happens although other nonmetals are oxidized to their highest oxi …
asked Mar 4 '17 by Aaron John Sabu
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Why is it that benzene diazonium salts don't give the Lassaigne's test for nitrogen. After all they've got both carbon and nitrogen.
asked Apr 11 '17 by Aaron John Sabu