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A redox reaction occurs when a change in an atom's oxidation number occurs. What's the difference between an atom being 'oxidized' and 'reduced'?

Study Tip: OIL RIG is a way to remember the difference between the two reduction processes.

...................Oxidation Is Loss                                                        Reduction Is Gain

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Describe the reasoning that a single-replacement is a redox reaction.


Remember: If all atoms involved in the reaction have oxidation numbers that remain constant, the reaction is not considered a redox reaction.

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For help on balancing redox reaction equations, click here

Help with redox reactions using the half reaction method, click here.

For help with the half reaction method in basic solution, click here.


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