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Unformatted text preview: Oxidation-Reduction Reactions: An Introduction Oxidizing agents are chemical species that: 1. oxidize some other substance 2. contain atoms that are reduced in the reaction 3. gain electrons Reducing agents are chemical species that: 1. reduce some other substance 2. contain atoms that are oxidized in the reaction 3. lose electrons Oxidation-Reduction Reactions: An Introduction Two examples of oxidation-reduction or redox reactions....
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course CHEM 1211 taught by Professor Atwood during the Fall '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Fall '07