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Identify from the following reaction the reactants that undergo oxidation and reduction. 2Ag2O → 4 Ag + O2 ↑ - Science and Technology 1

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Short Note

Identify from the following reaction the reactants that undergo oxidation and reduction.

2Ag2O → 4 Ag + O2 ↑

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Solution

In a reaction, silver oxide is changing to silver. That is, oxygen is being removed from silver oxide. Removal of oxygen from substance is called reduction, so silver oxide undergoes reduction.

Concept: Oxidation, Reduction and Redox Reactions
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Balbharati Science and Technology Part 1 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Chemical reactions and equations
Q 6.2 | Page 46
SCERT Maharashtra Question Bank 10th Standard SSC Science and Technology 1 Maharashtra State Board 2021
Chapter 3 Chemical reactions and equations
Answer the Following | Q 3.1
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