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Suggest a List of the Substances Where Carbon Can Exhibit Oxidation States from –4 to +4 and Nitrogen from –3 to +5. - Chemistry

Suggest a list of the substances where carbon can exhibit oxidation states from –4 to +4 and nitrogen from –3 to +5.

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Solution

The substances where carbon can exhibit oxidation states from –4 to +4 are listed in the following table.

Substance O.N. of carbon
CH2Cl2 0
ClC≡CCl +1
HC≡CH –1
CHCl3, CO +2
CH3Cl –2
Cl3C – CCl3 +3
H3C – CH3 –3
CCl4, CO2 +4
CH4 –4

The substances where nitrogen can exhibit oxidation states from –3 to +5 are listed in the following table

Substance O.N. of nitrogen
N2 0
N2O +1
N2H2 –1
NO +2
N2H4 –2
N2O3 +3
NH3 –3
NO2 +4
N2O5 +5

 

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NCERT Class 11 Chemistry Textbook
Chapter 8 Redox Reactions
Q 7 | Page 272
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