how do we know if reduction takes place or oxidation pls answer
Asked by naveen.mohandas | 15th Jun, 2009, 09:38: PM
- Oxidation describes the loss of electrons / hydrogen or gain of oxygen / increase in oxidation state by a molecule, atom or ion.
- Reduction describes the gain of electrons / hydrogen or a loss of oxygen / decrease in oxidation state by a molecule, atom or ion.
Answered by | 16th Jun, 2009, 09:39: AM
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