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The terms Oxidation and Reduction both have direct polar opposite defintions. what is each term defined as?



A. Oxidation- the loss of electrons by atom or ion/ the gain of oxygen, Reduction- the loss of oxygen/ the gain of said electrons.
B. Oxidation- the gain of electrons by an atom or ion/ loss of oxygen, Reduction- the gain of oxygen/ the loss of electrons by atom or ion.
C. Oxidation- something having to do with oxide, i don t care -__-Reduction- something s being reduced, but i don t know what.

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Asked by Americanas, Last updated: Jul 07, 2020

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Answered Mar 06, 2018

Oxidation- the loss of electrons by atom or ion/ the gain of oxygen, Reduction- the loss of oxygen/ the gain of said electrons.

Polar opposite would mean that one has the exact opposite meaning of the other.
 

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