Explore BrainMass
Share

What is the oxidation number?

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the solution, here!

What is the oxidation number of:

P in P4
P in PO4 -3
C in CO3 -2
Cr in Cr2O2

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 23, 2018, 6:50 am ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/chemistry/oxidation-reduction-and-electrochemistry/oxidation-number-54408

Solution Preview

The oxidation state or oxidation number is defined as the sum of negative and positive charges in an atom, which indirectly indicates the number of electrons it has accepted ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides a detailed and step-by-step explanation for the problem.

$2.19