Oxidation and Reduction

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Manuel Gonzalez_1L
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Oxidation and Reduction

Postby Manuel Gonzalez_1L » Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:26 pm

What is the main difference between Oxidation and Reduction relating to electrons?

Cindy Chen_2I
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Re: Oxidation and Reduction

Postby Cindy Chen_2I » Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:29 pm

Oxidation --> losing electrons
Reduction --> gaining electrons

rrane9
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Re: Oxidation and Reduction

Postby rrane9 » Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:35 pm

a good way to remember is by OIL RIG
Oxidation Is Losing (electrons)
Reduction Is Gaining (electrons)


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