Another example of a redox reaction is the formation of hydrogen fluoride. We can break the reaction down to analyze the oxidation andreduction of reactants. The hydrogen is oxidized and loses two electrons, so each hydrogen becomes positive. The two electrons are gained by fluorine, which is reduced.
redox reaction mean
An oxidation-reduction (redoxreaction is a type of chemical reactionthat involves a transfer of electrons between two species. An oxidation-reduction reaction is any chemical reaction in which the oxidation number of a molecule, atom, or ion changes by gaining or losing an electron
Oxidation-reduction reactionalso called redox reaction, any chemical reaction in which the oxidation number of a participating chemical species changes. The term covers a large and diverse body of processes. Many oxidation-reduction reactions are as common and familiar as fire. Reactions where something is "burnt" (burning means being oxidised) are examples of redox reactions, however, oxidation reactions also occur in solution, which is very useful and forms the basis of electrochemistry.