# Which of the following would most likely be oxidizing agents and which would most likely be reducing agents?

## $C {l}_{2}$ $K$ $A {g}^{+}$

Nov 25, 2017

$A {g}^{+}$ - oxidising agent
$K$ - reducing agent
$C {l}_{2}$ - oxidising agent

#### Explanation:

$A {g}^{+}$ - oxidising agent (most likely form Ag by gaining an electron)
$K$ - reducing agent (most likely form ${K}^{+}$ by losing an electron)
$C {l}_{2}$ - oxidising agent (most likely to form 2$C {l}^{-}$ by gaining electrons)

This is based on what is likely, not so much that the above are known to be oxidising or reducing agents.