Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 16 - Oxidation and Reduction - Exercises - Questions: 13

Answer

The number of electrons must be equal.

Work Step by Step

In the process of balancing the redox equations, the number of electrons lost in the oxidation half reaction must be equal to the number of electrons gained in the reduction half-reaction.
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