Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 4 - Sections 4.1-4.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 19

Answer

Oxidation-reduction reactions are reactions in which electrons are transferred form one reactant to the another and the oxidation states of certain atoms are changed. These are also called redox reactions.

Work Step by Step

An example is: $Cu_{2}$$_{(s)}$$+O_{2}$$_{(g)}$ => $2Cu_{(s)}$ $+SO_{2}$$_{(g)}$
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