LIVE Course for free

Rated by 1 million+ students
Get app now
0 votes
in Chemistry by (75.8k points)

Hydrogen peroxide acts as oxidizing agent as well as a reducing agent. Why?

1 Answer

+1 vote
by (69.0k points)
selected by
Best answer

Hydrogen peroxide can act as an oxidizing agent because it readily decomposes to evolve oxygen and also take up oxygen from water.

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.