Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 4 - Reactions in Aqueous Solution - Exercises: 4.45a

Answer

False, it would be losing electrons.

Work Step by Step

Oxidation is the loss of electrons and Reduction is the gain of electrons. Therefore if a substance is oxidized, it is losing electrons.
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