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Find the Redox

This question simply requires you to count positives and negatives and notice any changes.

Redox (Reduction Oxidation) Reactions

  1. Oxidation is the loss of electrons.
  2. Reduction is the gain of electrons (reduction in charge)
  3. An oxidising agent gains electrons and so causes oxidation. Oxygen is an Oxidising agent as it can compete it’s outer shell by gaining two electrons.