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: 21

Answer

A redox reaction occurs when there is a change in the oxidation states of atoms in going from reactants to products. It can be used to identify redox reactions by determining the oxidation states before and after reaction.

Work Step by Step

In a redox reaction, one product will see a decrease in oxidation state and one product will see an increase in oxidation state.
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