Redox reaction

Redox reaction

A chemical reaction involving both reduction and oxidation, which results in changes in oxidation numbers of atoms included in the reaction. Driving a car is done with the help of redox reactions. The combustion of Octane fuels the car, 2C8H18 + 25O2 ===> 16CO2 + 18H2O. Combustion is a redox reaction.

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by | August 16, 2012 · 3:32 pm

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