Chemistry- Unit 2- Redox Reactions


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What is redox short for? What does it therefore mean?
Reduction-oxidation. Therefore, its the equations for oxidation and reduction.
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What is oxidation? What is reduction?
Oxidation is the lose of electrons while reduction is the gain.
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What is oxidation states?
In an ionic compound, it simply tells us how many electrons it has lost or gained compared with the element in its uncombined state.
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What is every element in its uncombined state?
oxidation state of 0
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What should a compound always equal if a charge sign is not on it?
0
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What is Hydrogens oxidation state? Unless?
+1 unless in metal hydrides where it is -1
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Group 1? 2? 3?
+1, +2, +2
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Al?
+3
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O? Unless?
-2 (except in preoxide where it is -1 and OF2 where it is +2)
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F? Cl?
-1
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