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Determine the change in oxidation number of * in H2S and SO2 in the following industrial process:

2H2S + SO2 → 3S + 2H2O

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Let us write the oxidation numbers of atoms of all the reactants and products taking part in the reaction:

O.N. of in H2S increases by 2, O.N. of in SO2 decreases by 4