Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 5 - Self-Quiz - Page 98: 9


C. Remember OIL-RIG

Work Step by Step

Oxidation Is Losing (electrons), Reduction Is Gaining (electrons). If a molecule donates electrons to another substance or molecule then that original molecule would be LOSING electrons and therefore, oxidized. If a molecule accepts electrons it would be reduced.
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