Which statement is true about the following reaction? S + Cl2→ SCl2 Chlorine is reduced to SCl2. Sulfur is the oxidizing agent. Chlorine is oxidized to SCl2. Sulfur is reduced to SCl2.

QUESTION POSTED AT 18/04/2020 - 06:20 PM

Answered by admin AT 18/04/2020 - 06:20 PM

I believe the correct answer would be the first option. From the reaction given above, we say that chlorine is being reduced to SCl2. The oxidation state of chlorine reduced from 0 to -1 while for sulfur it is oxidized from 0 to +2. 
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