Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 16 - Oxidation and Reduction - Exercises - Questions: 22

Answer

An electrical current is the the flow of electric change.

Work Step by Step

A simple battery makes use of the redox reaction that occurs between Zn and Cu. Zn is oxidized and electrons are transferred to Cu. Electrons are forced to travel trough a wire to reach Cu, creating the electric charge.
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