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Explain Oxidation in Terms of Gain Or Loss of Oxygen with One Example. - Science

Explain oxidation in terms of gain or loss of oxygen with one example.

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Solution

Oxidation is the gain of oxygen.

Example:
2Mg + O2 → 2MgO
Here, Mg is oxidised to MgO by accepting oxygen.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 1 Chemical Reactions and Equations
Q 34.1 | Page 47
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