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Chapter 10 Redox

Redox Reactions, Oxidation States and Redox Equations.

What is OILRIG Oxidation is Loss of Electrons, Reduction is Gain of Elections.
If something is Oxidised it has: Lost Electrons.
If something is Reduced it has: Gained Electrons.
Oxidation is the: Loss of Electrons.
Reduction is the: Gain of electrons.
A oxidising Agent: Is a substance that will readily accept electrons.
A reducing agent: Is a substance that will readily donate electrons.
NaCl, what has been oxidised and what has been reduced: Na becomes Na+ so has been oxidised (lost Electrons) and Cl has become Na-1 and has been reduced (gained Electrons).
What do the oxidation states add up to in a Neutral compound? Zero! 0.
Oxidation states of the Alkaline Metals: +1
Oxidation States of the Alkaline Earth Metals: +2
Oxidation state of Al: Always +3
Oxidation state of Florine, Oxygen and Chlorine:
Created by: mjwilson1988