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Read the question - it may seem like an obvious thing to say but make sure you do this. Think! What is the question asking me. A question that English speakers (if you are taking your exam in English) seem to get wrong is along the lines of: Cl2 + 2Br- --> 2Cl- + Br2 What is the oxidising agent? English speakers see the word 'oxidising' and immediately think oxidation. The substance being oxidised is Br- and they write this as their answer - but ...