The $$Mn^{ 3+ }$$ ion is unstable in solution and undergoes disproportionation to give Mn2+, MnO2, and H+ ion. Write a balanced ionic equation for the reaction.

Asked by Pragya Singh | 11 months ago |  49

##### Solution :-

The following is a representation of the provided reaction:

The half-equation for oxidation is:

By adding one electron to the oxidation number, the oxidation number is balanced as follows:

The charge is balanced by introducing $$4H^{+}$$ ions in the following way:

$$2H_2O$$ molecules are added to balance the O atoms and $$H^{+}$$ ions as follows:

The hąlf-reduction equation is as follows:

By adding one electron to the oxidation number, the oxidation number is balanced:

Combining equations I and (ii) yields the balanced chemical equation:

Answered by Abhisek | 11 months ago

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