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Chemistry – Oxidation Reduction

Tips for remembering the redox reaction involving electrons:
LEO the lion goes GER
LEO – Loses electrons, oxidation
GER – Gains electrons, reduction

Another way: Remembering OIL RIG helps to define the redox reaction.

OIL = Oxidation Is Loss
RIG = Reduction Is GainĀ 



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  1. rahul singh
    72 mos, 2 wks ago

    can be even better.

  2. SHEIKH ABDULLAH
    72 mos, 1 wk ago

    RED CAT= REDUCTION AT CATHODE
    AN OX = ANODE HAS OXIDATION

  3. 45 mos ago

    The only thing I remember from chemistry is pv=nrt … I think.