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Marmar10
 one year ago
Which of the following reactions would be classified as oxidationreduction?
Check all that apply.
2Na(s)+Cl2(g)→2NaCl(s)
Na(s)+CuCl(aq)→NaCl(aq)+Cu(s)
NaCN(aq)+CuCl(aq)→NaCl(aq)+CuCN(s)
Marmar10
 one year ago
Which of the following reactions would be classified as oxidationreduction? Check all that apply. 2Na(s)+Cl2(g)→2NaCl(s) Na(s)+CuCl(aq)→NaCl(aq)+Cu(s) NaCN(aq)+CuCl(aq)→NaCl(aq)+CuCN(s)

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marmar10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i thought it was the first one and last one but i got it wrong...

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let's look at this more closely

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0electrons have to be transferred from one element to the other, in the process of the reaction, so one is oxidized and the other is reduced.

marmar10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how do you know Na doesnt have a charge?

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@marmar10 interesting point, that might be where the point of confusion is. For your reference: "Any pure element—even if it forms diatomic molecules like chlorine (Cl2)—has an oxidation state of zero. Examples of this are Cu or O2." Na(s)+CuCl(aq)→NaCl(aq)+Cu(s) dw:1443492397750:dw Na goes from 0 to +1 so it's oxidized Cu goes from +1 to 0 so it's reduced. so electrons are lost from sodium and electrons are gained from copper.

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think your point of confusion was that any pure element has an oxidation state of 0

marmar10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes it makes a lot more sense now. I was looking in my book and it gave examples of ions so no wonder i was confused. Thank you

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Marmar10 no problem

marmar10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0weird the answer was the first and second one

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443493401499:dw

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ugh.. yeah.. technically the first one can be classified as oxidation reduction too.

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sodium goes from 0 to +1 and chlorine goes from 0 to 1
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