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What is Reduction Oxidation and What Are its Benefits? Info About Water Filtration in Scottsdale, AZ

May 2, 2019

An oxidation-reduction reaction, which can also be referred to as reduction oxidation, is a type of chemical reaction in which one or more electrons get transferred from one compound or molecule to another. The substance that loses the electrons is then oxidized and will usually be a reducing agent, while the species that gains the electrons is reduced, and is usually the oxidizing agent. Some common examples of these reactions include respiration, combustion, corrosion and photosynthesis. These actions happen constantly in the cells of living things and during common chemical reactions. Let’s take a closer look at some examples. Reduction... View Article

What Is Reduction Oxidation?

December 5, 2018

The reduction-oxidation reaction (also written as the oxidation-reduction reaction) is a type of chemical reaction in which the oxidation number of involved chemical species changes. This is a very broad term that covers a wide variety of processes, but some of the most common examples of these reactions include fire, the rusting of metal, photosynthesis, respiration and the browning of fruits. This type of process can also be an important part of water filtration in Scottsdale, AZ. Many processes of reduction oxidation in Scottsdale, AZ involve the transfer of electrons, hydrogen atoms or oxygen atoms. Each of these types of... View Article

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