Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 4 - Reactions in Aqueous Solution - Exercises - Page 159: 4.49d



Work Step by Step

HBrO. Oxygen is -2. Hydrogen is +1. Since the overall charge must be 0 then we have +1 +x -2 = 0 x = +1. This is in line with the rule that says halogens combined with oxygen in oxyanions have positive oxidation states.
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