Tue November 06, 2012 By:

how to balance redox reactions in a basic medium?

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Wed November 07, 2012

For balancing redox reactions in basic medium:

1. Balance O atoms by adding OH- ions on the side deficient in O-atoms.

2. Balance H atoms by adding water molecules on the side deficient in H-atoms and add equal number of OH- ions on opposite side.

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