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What is an Oxidation Reaction? Identify in the Following Reaction (I) the Substance Oxidised, and (Ii) the Substance Reduced: Zno + C → Zn + Co - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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Question

What is an oxidation reaction? Identify in the following reaction (i) the substance oxidised, and (ii) the substance reduced:

ZnO + C → Zn + CO

Solution

Oxidation reaction is a reaction that involves addition of oxygen to a substance and removal of hydrogen from a substance.

(i) C is oxidised to CO because oxygen is added.

(ii) ZnO is reduced to Zn because oxygen is removed.

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Chemistry for Class 10 (2019 Exam) (2018 to Current)
Chapter 1: Chemical Reactions and Equations
Q: 25 | Page no. 46
Solution What is an Oxidation Reaction? Identify in the Following Reaction (I) the Substance Oxidised, and (Ii) the Substance Reduced: Zno + C → Zn + Co Concept: Chemical Reactions - Types of Chemical Reactions - Oxidation and Reduction.
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