Chemistry - Oxidation and Reduction

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Oxidation :

1. Gain of oxygen

2. Loss of hydrogen

3. Loss of electrons

4. Increase in oxidation state


1. Loss of oxygen

2. Gain of hydrogen

3. Gain of electrons

4. Decrease in oxidation state


Group I metals in a compound: eg: NaCl, KCl,  oxidation state +1
Group II metals in a compound: +2
Aluminium in a compound: +3
Group VII non-metals in a compound: -1
Hydrogen in a compound…


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