What is Redox reaction ?

Asked by sm_tomar | 10th Aug, 2018, 07:49: PM

Expert Answer:

Redox reactions: 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 Ramandeep | 11th Aug, 2018, 07:49: PM