# Chapter 20 - Oxidation-Reduction Reactions - 20 Assessment - Page 723: 77

Fluorine is reduced Oxygen is oxidized

#### Work Step by Step

To write the balanced chemical equation, recall the equation is combination reaction. Remember to check electronegativity values - it is TWO nonmetals - so Fluorine has a higher electronegativity so it is reduced.

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