Chemistry- The reactivity series

What is a displacement reaction?
A reaction where the more reactive metal displaces the less reactive metal.
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What does OILRIG stand for?
Oxidation is losing reduction is gaining.
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What is reduction?
The gain of electrons
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What is Oxidation?
The loss of electrons
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What does a extracting a particular metal depend on?
How easy it is to extract it from its ore, how much metal the ore contains and the changing demands for a particular metal.
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What does OILRIG stand for?

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Oxidation is losing reduction is gaining.

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What is reduction?

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What is Oxidation?

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What does a extracting a particular metal depend on?

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