Redox Reactions- The Vital essentials.

Basic Concept: All chemical reactions involve electrons. When an electron is lost or gained it is known as a Redox reaction (not the bubble bath as that's Radox).


The details: Two different things happen in a reaction. They are oxidation and reduction both originally used to describe a reaction involving oxygen.

However in the modern day oxidation and reduction have a wider definition in the terms of electrons of all the elements as oppose to just oxygen.


So what do they mean? Well oxidation is the loss of electrons in a reaction. This is in contrast to reduction which is the gaining




'not the bubble bath as that's Radox' haha :)

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