What substances are formed as a result of this reaction?

#2H_2O_2 -> 2H_2O + O_2#
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Jan 17, 2017

Answer:

Well water and dioxygen.........

Explanation:

Hydrogen peroxide disproportionates according to the following reaction:

#H_2O_2 rarr H_2O + 1/2O_2#

The oxygen in hydrogen peroxide is formally oxidized from #-I# to #0# in oxygen gas, AND reduced from #-I# to #-II# in water.

The simultaneous oxidation and reduction is formally known as a #"disproportionation reaction. "#