what is oxidation and reduction

Asked by Vineet Chauhan | 13th Oct, 2013, 06:24: PM

Expert Answer:

Oxidation:The addition of oxygen to a substance is called oxidation.
                   OR
               The removal of hydrogen from a substance is also called oxidation.
 
Reduction: The addition of hydrogen to a substance is called reduction.
                  OR
                The removal of oxygen from a substance is also called reduction.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 14th Oct, 2013, 09:25: AM

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