(2 pts) In the presence of a mild oxidizing agent, ascorbic acid (left) will form dehydroascorbic acid (right). Enter the correct oxidation numbers...
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4. (2 pts) In the presence of a mild oxidizing agent, ascorbic acid (left) will form dehydroascorbic acid
(right). Enter the correct oxidation numbers in the boxes next to the carbon atoms.
OH
OH
HO
CH
HO
H 2
H
O
CH
O
O
H 2
O
HO
0=
OH
5. (3 pts) Dehydroascorbic acid be oxidized further if it reacts with a very strong oxidizing agent, such
as permanganate. In the box below, write a balanced net ionic equation to illustrate the reduction half-
reaction when permanganate functions as an oxidizing agent in an acidic medium.

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4) The correct answer is : Ascorbic acid... View the full answer

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OH
numbers in the boxes next to the carbon atoms.
HO
OH
CH
HO
H
C
-O
CH
I
O
C
C
O
IO
C
CZO
HO
1+
2+
OH

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