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Why metals are called reducing agents?

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Answer #1 | 23/03 2015 01:07
Metals are very easily oxidised, so they will give up their electrons in a redox reaction to anything that will accept them - so if a substance can be reduced, a metal will probably make that reduction happen.
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Anonymous87619 | 20/01 2018 17:29
.......Because they donate electrons during chemical reactions
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Answer #3 | 23/03 2015 08:07
Metals are very easily oxidised, so they will give up their electrons in a redox reaction to anything that will accept them - so if a substance can be reduced, a metal will probably make that reduction happen.
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