What are oxidising agents?

What are oxidising agents?

Oxidising agents are substances which are capable of adding oxygen to other substances, for examples, both alkaline potassium permanganate and acidified potassium dichromate can convert ethanol to ethanoic acid.

What are oxidising agents02

e.g. alkaline potassium permanganate $\mathrm{KMnO}_{4}$, acidified potassium dichromate $\mathrm{K}_{2} \mathrm{Cr}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{7}$.

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