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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3 Responses to “Chemistry – Oxidation Reduction”

  1. rahul singh on May 4th, 2008 at 2:30 pm

    can be even better.

  2. SHEIKH ABDULLAH on May 7th, 2008 at 3:36 am

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

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

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