Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 4 - Types of Chemical Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry - Questions - Page 181: 21


The species reduced gains electrons and experiences a decrease in oxidation state. The reduced agent allows for the species to be reduced by donating electrons. The species oxidized loses electrons and experiences an increase in oxidation state. The oxidizing agent allows for the species to be oxidized by accepting electrons.

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