Maganese Oxide + 4 hyrogen Chloride -> Manganese Chloride + 2 water + Chlorine According to book Hydrogen should be gain but here has not gained So, why it is called oxidised reaction. Related to (NCRT book).

Asked by Rajat Jain | 18th Apr, 2012, 06:03: PM

Expert Answer:

MnO +  4HCl ? MnCl2  + 2H2O + Cl2
The oxidation state of Cl in HCl is -1 and in Cl2 it is 0.thats why the reaction is oxidation reaction because of increase in oxidation number.

Answered by  | 19th Apr, 2012, 06:43: PM

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