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Ch 23: Redox Reactions Overview

About This Chapter

This overview of redox reactions can improve your understanding of chemical equations, oxidation numbers, and balancing redox reactions. These short video lessons and quizzes can help you complete a homework assignment or prepare for a test.

Redox Reactions Overview - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can help you gain a deeper understanding of redox reactions. You'll find an informative discussion of why an oxidation number is assigned to an atom and how to balance a redox reaction. You'll also discover methods for remembering when an atom is oxidizing or reducing. After completing the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Explain oxidation-reduction reactions and how electrons are transferred
  • Discuss the rules to be followed when assigning oxidation numbers to atoms
  • Identify an oxidizing agent and explain the steps required to balance a redox reaction

These video lessons are brief and engaging, which helps you quickly get up to speed on redox reactions. Vocabulary words are set off in bold print for easy identification. You can use the Help tab or your Dashboard to submit questions to instructors if you get stuck on a topic. A brief multiple-choice quiz is available for each lesson to test your knowledge.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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