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Classification & Balancing of Chemical Reactions

Redox Reactions

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Redox Reactions (oxidation-reduction reactions) involve transference of an electron(s) between reactants.

Oxidation-Reduction Reactions

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Redox Reactions

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To remember the difference between oxidation and reduction just learn:LEO the lion goes GER

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Redox Reactions

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Oxidizing Agent is reduced and in turn oxidizes another element/compound.

Reducing Agent is oxidized and in turn reduces another element/compound.

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Redox Reactions Example 1

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Which element is being reduced in the following reaction? 

Cr2O72- + 3 HNO2 + 5 H→ 2 Cr3+ +  3NO3- + 4 H2O

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Identify the oxidizing agent and reducing agent from the following redox reaction. 

Ba (s) + Cl2 (g) → BaCl2 (aq)

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Which element is oxidized and which is reduced in the following reaction?

Hg (aq) + HgCl2 (aq) → Hg2Cl2

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Which of the following represents an oxidation-reduction reaction? 

I. PCl3 (aq) + Cl2 (g) → PCl5 (aq) 

II. 2 AgNO3 (aq) + Cu (s) → Cu(NO3)2 (aq) + 2 Ag (s) 

III. CO2 (g) + 2 LiOH (aq) → Li2CO3 (aq) + H2O (l)

IV. FeCl2 (aq) + 2 NaOH (aq) → Fe(OH)2 (aq) + 2 NaCl (aq)