Nonoxidizing Acid Definition

Definition: A nonoxidizing acid is an acid that cannot act as an oxidizing agent.

Examples: Hydrochloric acid, hydroiodic acid, hydrobromic acid, hydrofluoric acid, phosphoric acid are all nonoxidizing acids.

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