3.2.4 Redox Reactions

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Redox Reactions
name given to oxidation-reduction reactions
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Oxidation
refers to the loss of electrons
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Reduction
refers to the gain of electrons
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Oxidising Agent
the species which causes the other to lose electrons (be oxidised) so they are electron acceptors
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Reducing Agent
the species which causes the other to gain electrons so they are electron donors.
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Hydride
a binary compound of hydrogen with a metal
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Card 2

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refers to the loss of electrons

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Oxidation

Card 3

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refers to the gain of electrons

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Card 4

Front

the species which causes the other to lose electrons (be oxidised) so they are electron acceptors

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Card 5

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the species which causes the other to gain electrons so they are electron donors.

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