Problem: Which element is oxidized in this reaction?2CuO + C → 2Cu + CO 2

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  • Recall that loss of electron is oxidation while gain of electron is reduction

  • Analyzing the atoms, Cu appears to be transformed from CuO → Cu

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Which element is oxidized in this reaction?

2CuO + C → 2Cu + CO 2

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