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Choosing True Statements about $\textrm{Au/Cl}_2$ Cell

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Consider the following reaction.

$$\textrm{Au} + 2\textrm{Cl}_2 → {\textrm{AuCl}_4}^{2-}$$

Which of the following statements are true? Select ALL that apply.

A

The equation is balanced.

B

$\textrm{Au}$ is the reducing agent.

C

$\textrm{Cl}_2$ is the oxidizing agent.

D

$\textrm{Au}$ is being reduced.

E

$\textrm{Cl}_2$ is being consumed at the cathode.

F

None of the above.