Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 20 - Electrochemistry - Exercises: 20.1

Answer

Think of redox reactions around the Bronsted-Lowry concept of acids and bases. In a redox reaction, electron is transferred from reducing agent to oxidizing agent. Strong oxidizing agents are similar to strong bases.

Work Step by Step

In the Bronsted concept of acids and bases, the proton is transferred from the acid to the base. In redox reactions, the electron is transferred from the reducing agent to the oxidizing agent.
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