Assign an oxidation state to each element or ion.
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Oxidation state to each element or ion.
Vanadium has 5 valence electrons that can be lost. So it oxidation state is +5
Alkaline earth metals have oxidation state +2.
The oxidation state of Mg in Mg2+ is +2
Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
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