OS H = +1
OS N + 3(+1) = 0
OS N = -3
OS O = 0
You may want to reference (Pages 145 - 148) Section 4.5 while completing this problem.
The commercial production of nitric acid involves the following chemical reactions:
In the following redox reaction identify the element undergoing oxidation and the element undergoing reduction.
4 NH3(g) + 5O2(g) → 4 NO(g) + 6 H2O(g)
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