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Please explain Redox reaction in terms of loss ang gain of electrons

Asked by Bruno1 10th September 2009, 5:58 PM
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Those reactions in which a substance loses electrons and gets oxidised is called an oxidation reaction.

Example: CaCa2+ + 2e-

Those reactions in which a substance gains electrons and gets reduced is called a reduction reaction.

Example: Ca2+ + 2e-Ca


Answered by Expert 11th September 2009, 9:21 AM
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