Problem: Assign oxidation states to each atom in each of the following species:Ag, Ca2+, BaO, H2S, NO3-, CrO42-

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 General Rules:

1. For an atom in its elemental form (Zn, Cl2, C(graphite), etc.)    O.S. = 0

2. For an ion (Li+, Al3+, etc.)                                                       O.S. = charge


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Assign oxidation states to each atom in each of the following species:

Ag, Ca2+, BaO, H2S, NO3-, CrO42-

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