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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 - Science

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

ZnO + C → Zn + CO

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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 Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 1 Chemical Reactions and Equations
Q 25 | Page 46
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