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Reduction-Oxidation Reactions - Chapter Summary
Feel confident that you have a complete understanding of reduction-oxidation reactions using this chapter's engaging lessons. Study with the help of top instructors who closely examine disproportionation, precipitation reactions and much more. By the end of this chapter, you will have the knowledge to:
- Define precipitation reactions and net ionic equations
- Detail the process of oxidation
- Assign oxidation numbers to elements within chemical formulas
- Balance redox reactions and identify reducing and oxidizing agents
- Share examples of disproportionation
- Perform a titration experiment that involves hydrogen peroxide
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1. Precipitation Reactions: Predicting Precipitates and Net Ionic Equations
Learn what a precipitate is and predict when it will form in an aqueous chemical reaction, usually a double-replacement reaction. Learn what an ionic equation is, how it differs from a net ionic equation and how to write a net ionic equation.
2. What is Oxidation? - Definition, Process & Examples
In this lesson, learn about oxidation and its process, and even learn some examples of oxidation, including the mystery of browning fruit. Then, measure what you've learned with a quiz.
3. Assigning Oxidation Numbers to Elements in a Chemical Formula
Learn the importance of oxidation in chemical reactions. Discover the rules for assigning oxidation numbers in both covalent compounds and ionic compounds. Learn how to assign the oxidation number for each element in a chemical formula.
4. Balancing Redox Reactions and Identifying Oxidizing and Reducing Agents
Learn how to identify an oxidizing agent and a reducing agent and how the loss or gain of electrons applies to each one. Learn the relationship between an oxidized or reduced substance and the oxidizing or reducing agent associated with it. Discover what steps to take to balance a redox reaction.
5. Disproportionation: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, you will learn about disproportionation redox reactions. You will also analyze various redox reactions and be able to identify that disproportionation is taking place.
6. Redox Titration Lab
Identify the concentration of a common household chemical, hydrogen peroxide. Using a known concentration of potassium permanganate, you'll be able to perform a titration experiment to discover the unknown concentration of hydrogen peroxide.
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