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    In converting C into CO??

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    Which atom, carbon or O2 is partially positive...or partially negative?

    also...if carbon atoms started out neutral but ended up partially charged...did they gain electrons...lose them...is the carbon being reduced or oxidized?

    thanks so much!

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    Carbon atom is partially positive as it is less electronegative. Carbon does not ...

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    The expert examines converting C into CO.