Wednesday, 15 May 2013

2.32 understand oxidation and reduction as the addition and removal of oxygen respectively

oxidation is the gain of oxygen,
reduction is the loss of oxygen.

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  1. this is incorrect, Using OILRIG as in oxidation is loss and reduction is gain

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    1. # Oxidation is the loss of electrons or an increase in oxidation state by a molecule, atom, or ion.
      # Reduction is the gain of electrons or a decrease in oxidation state by a molecule, atom, or ion

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    2. ...of elections.

      For this spec. point they're asking about in terms of oxygen and Hannah's description is correct for that.

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    3. She is right in the terms of oxygen. Oxidation is gain of oxygen. Reduction is loss of oxygen.
      OIL RIG mean Oxidation IS LOSS OF ELECTRONS. Reduction IS GAIN OF ELECTIONS.

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    5. OILRIG means*
      Reduction IS GAIN OF ELECTRONS*

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