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: 22

Answer

A substance that loses electrons becomes oxidized and a substance that gains electrons becomes reduced.

Work Step by Step

Oxidation can be considered an increase in oxidation state and reduction is a decrease in oxidation state,
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