Ch 15: MTLE Chemistry: Redox Reactions & Electrochemistry

About This Chapter

Discover how much you need to review about redox reactions and electrochemistry when you go through the resources in this chapter. Our video lessons will help you study so you can successfully pass the MTLE Chemistry exam.

MTLE Chemistry: Redox Reactions & Electrochemistry - Chapter Summary

By using the study materials included in this chapter, you will be better-prepared for the MTLE Chemistry exam. This chapter's video lessons and quizzes will evaluate your understanding of redox reactions and electrochemistry. The lessons will cover the following:

  • The assigning of oxidation numbers
  • The balancing of redox reactions
  • The identification of oxidizing and reducing agents
  • Activity series
  • Electrochemical cells
  • Cathode and anode reactions

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5 Lessons in Chapter 15: MTLE Chemistry: Redox Reactions & Electrochemistry
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Assigning Oxidation Numbers to Elements in a Chemical Formula

1. 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.

Balancing Redox Reactions and Identifying Oxidizing and Reducing Agents

2. 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.

The Activity Series: Predicting Products of Single Displacement Reactions

3. The Activity Series: Predicting Products of Single Displacement Reactions

Discover what a single replacement reaction is and how to identify it. Learn what chemical activity is, how that applies to an activity series table and how to predict the product of a single replacement reaction by referring to the activity series.

Electrochemical Cells and Electrochemistry

4. Electrochemical Cells and Electrochemistry

Learn to identify the parts of and be able to describe an electrochemical cell, including the electrolyte, electrodes, anodes, and cathodes. Learn how to make a homemade lemon battery and how to diagram an electrochemical cell that will light a light bulb.

Cathode and Anode Half-Cell Reactions

5. Cathode and Anode Half-Cell Reactions

Learn how to write electrode half-reactions for cathodes and anodes. Discover how to calculate cell voltage potential when given a table of standard electrode potentials. Learn how to prevent corrosion using redox concepts and how to protect metal by cathodic protection.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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