reaction of hydrogen peroxide in basic medium with iron and mangenese

Asked by veeravallisrinu2 | 13th Apr, 2020, 09:20: AM

Expert Answer:

Hydrogen peroxide acts as an oxidising agent 

 
1) Hydrogen peroxide oxidises magnese salt to magnese dioxide in alkaline medium.
 
MnSO subscript 4 plus space 2 NaOH space plus straight H subscript 2 straight O subscript 2 space rightwards arrow with blank on top Na subscript 2 SO subscript 4 space plus space MnO subscript 4 space plus space 2 straight H subscript 2 straight O
 
2) It oxidises ferrous salt to ferric salt in alkaline medium.
 
2 FeSO subscript 4 plus space 4 NaOH space plus straight H subscript 2 straight O subscript 2 space rightwards arrow with blank on top space 2 Fe left parenthesis OH right parenthesis subscript 3 space plus space 2 Na subscript 2 SO subscript 4

Answered by Ramandeep | 13th Apr, 2020, 01:39: PM