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Identifying the Reduced Species

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Which elemental species is reduced during the electrolysis of water?

$$2{{H}_{2}O}_{(l)} \rightarrow 2{{H}_{2}}_{(g)}+{{O}_{2}}_{(g)}$$

A

$H$

B

$O$

C

${H}_{2}O_{(l)}$

D

$\text{This is not a redox reaction.}$