Coefficients in oxidation

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Cali Rauk1D
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Coefficients in oxidation

Postby Cali Rauk1D » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:37 pm

Do coefficients matter when calculating oxidation numbers?

DianaTrujillo2K
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Re: Coefficients in oxidation

Postby DianaTrujillo2K » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:01 pm

Coefficients do not matter when determining oxidation states. They only matter when determining how many electrons were transferred.

Hyein Cha 2I
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Re: Coefficients in oxidation

Postby Hyein Cha 2I » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:25 pm

Cali Rauk1D wrote:Do coefficients matter when calculating oxidation numbers?


Just to add, subscripts matter when calculating oxidation numbers, but not coefficients


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