What is Oxidation and Reduction? With examples.
Asked by lb2010 | 11th May, 2010, 10:49: PM
Oxidation is a reaction in which addition of oxygen or removal of hydrogen takes place.
Reduction is a reaction in which removal of oxygen or addition of hydrogen takes place.ZnO + C → Zn +CO
In this reaction ZnO to Zn is a reduction reaction since O is being removed from ZnO..
C to CO is an oxidationr eaction since O is being added to C
Answered by | 12th May, 2010, 09:52: AM
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