Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 23 - Functional Groups - 23.3 Carbonyl Compounds - 23.3 Lesson Check: 18

Answer

Dehydrogenation is an oxidation reaction because the loss of each molecule of hydrogen involves the loss of two electrons from the organic molecule.

Work Step by Step

Dehydrogenation is an oxidation reaction because the loss of each molecule of hydrogen involves the loss of two electrons from the organic molecule.
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