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62.
Potassium Permanganate is used for purifying drinking water, because
it is a sterilising agent
it dissolves the impurities of water
it is a reducing agent
it is an oxidising agent
Answer: Option
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Sesanka Dash said:   9 months ago
It is an oxidizing agent. Potassium permanganate is a treatment method at the point-of-entry treatment.

Manav said:   8 years ago
What did you say oxidation-reduction or redox? The loss of electrons is oxidation.

Diwa said:   8 years ago
Oxidation is a process in which exchange of electrons takes place from one reaction to another.

Ritima said:   8 years ago
Gain of oxygen is known as oxidation.

Sandeep Singh said:   10 years ago
What materials dissolved in impure water ?

Manish rana said:   1 decade ago
What is the reaction of potassium and water?

Thiru said:   1 decade ago
Oxidation is gain of oxygen. Oxidising agents give oxygen to another substance.

Lakshman said:   1 decade ago
What is oxidation?

Atul Kumar said:   1 decade ago
Give the chemical reaction for water & Potassium permagnate?

Pruthi said:   1 decade ago
An oxidizing agent (also called an oxidant, oxidizer or oxidiser) can be defined as a substance that removes electrons from another reactant in a redox chemical reaction. The oxidizing agent is "reduced" by taking electrons onto itself and the reactant is "oxidized" by having its electrons taken away. Oxygen is the prime example of an oxidizing agent, but it is only one among many.
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