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gain of electrons or the gain of oxygen
gain of electrons or loss of oxygen.
Oxidizing agent is the species that is doing the oxidizing
Reducing agent is the species that is being reduced
oxidation number is also known as oxidation state.
The oxidation number of an atom is the charge the atom would have, if all shared electrons where assigned to the atom with the greatest attraction for those electrons.
0 e.g (Cu = 0)
it is equal to it's ion charge e.g ( Cu2+ = +2 because of the charge)
Yes.During redox reaction a substance change oxidation state