Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
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Chapter 22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals - Exercises - Page 993: 22.60b


$H_{3}AsO_{3}$, Oxidation state of As is +3

Work Step by Step

Net oxidation state of a compound is 0, hence: H: +1 x 3 = +3, O: -2 x 3 = -6, hence As should have oxidation state of +3
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