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Define oxidation and reduction with respect to:(a) Oxygen(b) electrons(c) oxidation

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo J Tro ISBN: 9780321910295 34

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Problem 3Q

Define oxidation and reduction with respect to:

(a) Oxygen

(b) electrons

(c) oxidation state

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Answer :

Step 1</p>

Oxidation:

In terms of oxygen:

Gain of oxygen atoms is called oxidation .

In terms of electrons :

Loss of electrons is called oxidation .

In terms of oxidation state:

Oxidising agents give oxygen atoms to other substance

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Chapter 16, Problem 3Q is Solved
Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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