what is the differnce between oxidation & reduction?

Asked by  | 22nd Mar, 2008, 08:20: PM

Expert Answer:

.Oxidation ----  addition of O or E.N  element to a substance or removal of H or E.P element from a substance.

.Reduction ---  removal ofO or E.N  element from a substance or addition of H or E.P element to a substance.

Oxidising agent --- acceptor of electrons

Reducing agent --- donor of electrons

Answered by  | 8th May, 2008, 09:44: AM

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