Define oxidation and reduction?

Asked by ritukhera5 | 19th Apr, 2019, 11:34: AM

Expert Answer:

With respect to oxygen transfer-
Oxidation is gain of Oxygen 
Reduction is loss of Oxygen
 
With respect to hydrogen transfer-
Oxidation is loss of hydrogen
Reduction is gain of hydrogen
 
With respect to electron transfer-
Oxidation is loss of electrons.
Reduction is gain of electrons

Answered by Ravi | 19th Apr, 2019, 11:47: AM