Whats the difference between oxidizing agent and oxiadation

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Ryan Yoon 1L
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Whats the difference between oxidizing agent and oxiadation

Postby Ryan Yoon 1L » Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:15 pm

Question above

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Re: Whats the difference between oxidizing agent and oxiadation

Postby Jacob Puchalski 1G » Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:19 pm

Oxidation is the transfer of electrons in a reaction; the oxidizing agent is the reactant that is reduced.

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Re: Whats the difference between oxidizing agent and oxiadation

Postby 205150314 » Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:47 pm

oxidation is losing electron, I believe oxidizing agent is the one that is reduced because it oxidizes the other molecule by taking the electrons

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Re: Whats the difference between oxidizing agent and oxiadation

Postby Vivianvelazquez_1J » Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:50 pm

Oxidation is a process of losing electrons. An oxidizing agent is a reactant that removes electrons from other reactants during a redox reaction

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Re: Whats the difference between oxidizing agent and oxiadation

Postby Alexandra Bartolome 2H » Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:28 pm

oxidation: loss of electrons
oxidizing agent: causes oxidation and gets reduced in the process

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Re: Whats the difference between oxidizing agent and oxiadation

Postby BCaballero_4F » Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:36 pm

Oxidation means losing electrons, while the oxidizing agent is doing the oxidizing to the other species, so it is then being reduced.

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Re: Whats the difference between oxidizing agent and oxiadation

Postby Harry Zhang 1B » Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:19 pm

Oxidizing agent is the element that does the oxidation(taking away electrons from another element, and therefore the oxidizing agent is reduced). Oxidation is when electrons are lost, which represents the element that the oxidizing agent is acting upon.


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