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Problem: Give the highest possible and lowest possible oxidation state for selenium.

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We are being asked to determine the highest possible and lowest possible oxidation state for selenium.


Recall that the oxidation state is the total number of electrons that an atom either gains or loses in order to form a chemical bond.


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Give the highest possible and lowest possible oxidation state for selenium.

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