what is the condition for reducing agent?how we can say the BiH3 is the strong reducing agent ?

Asked by madhumitha.pavith93 | 30th Aug, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Reducing agents are those substances which can either donate hydrogen , accept oxygen or donate electrons
BiH3 is an unstable hydride with a large molecular weight  and therefore can easily donate its hydrogen and thus is a strong reducing agent

Answered by  | 30th Aug, 2010, 12:40: PM

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