What is Redox Reaction?Explain with an example.
Asked by Abhishek Pandharipande | 18th Aug, 2010, 02:47: PM
Redox reactions are those reactions in which both oxidation and reduction occur.
Oxidation - involves the loss of hydrogen OR gain of oxygen
Reduction - involves the gain of hydrogen OR loss of oxygen
ZnO + C -> Zn +CO
In this reaction zinc oxide is reduced to zinc
And Carbon is oxidized to carbon monoxide
Answered by | 18th Aug, 2010, 05:30: PM
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