Problem: Oxidation is the ________, and reduction is the  ________.  A. gain of electrons . . . loss of electronsB. gain of protons . . . loss of protons C. loss of electrons . . . gain of electrons D. gain of oxygen. . . loss of oxygen

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Oxidation is the ________, and reduction is the  ________.  

A. gain of electrons . . . loss of electrons

B. gain of protons . . . loss of protons 

C. loss of electrons . . . gain of electrons 

D. gain of oxygen. . . loss of oxygen