Difference between Oxidation and Reduction

Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the difference between Oxidation and Reduction. Comparison and Differences.

Differences between Oxidation and Reduction

S.No. Oxidation Reduction
1 Complete loss of electrons (ionic reactions) Complete gain of electrons (ionic reactions)
2 Shift of electrons away from an atom in a covalent bond. Shift of electrons towards an atom in a covalent bond.
3 Gain of oxygen. Loss of oxygen.
4 Loss of hydrogen by a covalent compound. Gain of hydrogen by a covalent compound.
5 There is an increase in oxidation number. There is a decrease in oxidation number.


Difference between Reduction vs Oxidation

Oxidation vs Reduction

Differences between Reduction vs Oxidation

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