Oxidation & reduction

IB Chemistry: Oxidation & reduction

We should encourage students to think critically and ask searching questions. In the previous syllabus this topic started with the definition that oxidation is the loss of electrons. In this new programme it states "Oxidation and reduction can be considered in terms of oxygen gain/hydrogen loss, electron transfer or change in oxidation number". It is worth examining this statement.The combustion of hydrogen that occurred...


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