What is Potassium Permanganate? - Structure, Uses & Formula


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Which of the following is the correct structure for the permanganate ion in potassium permanganate?

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1. What do we mean when we say that potassium permanganate is a strong oxidizing agent?

2. Which of the following is not a use of potassium permanganate for water treatment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet combo, the task at hand is to check your grasp of the correct structure of potassium permanganate, potassium permanganate and water treatment, and other qualities of potassium permanganate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will examine your knowledge of the following:

  • The correct structure of potassium permanganate
  • Properties of potassium permanganate
  • The amount of chemicals need to bleach wood pulp
  • Uses of potassium permanganate for water treatment
  • The function of oxidizing agents

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding potassium
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about chemistry in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about potassium permanganate

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