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: 14

Answer

When balancing aqueous redox reactions, oxygen is balanced using H$_2$O.

Work Step by Step

When balancing aqueous redox reactions, hydrogen is balanced using hydrogen ions (H+). This is integral to the half-reaction method of balancing equations.
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