Answer to Question #53306 in Inorganic Chemistry for manisha

Question #53306
What is oxidation state? How can find out the oxidation state of particular element? Explain its trend in the group and period, give reasons
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2015-07-10T07:28:02-0400
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Assignment Expert
21.07.15, 13:23

Dear manisha,
You are right. It means that oxygen gains two electrons.

manisha
19.07.15, 09:28

thanks expert for very well explained answer. it is very helpful to me. but i have one doubt i.e as when we said that oxygen has -2 oxidation state , here -2 oxidation state means it gain 2 e- . right or not.

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