Problem: For the oxidation-reduction reaction equation given here,4Al + 3O2 --> 2Al2O3indicate how many electrons are transferred in the formation of 1 formula unit of product.

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Inspecting the oxidation states, reactants:

Al (s) → 0

O2 (g) → 0

Products:

O of Al2O3 → -2

Al of Al2O3:

2x+(3)(-2) = 0

2x-6 = 0

x = +3

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For the oxidation-reduction reaction equation given here,

4Al + 3O2 --> 2Al2O3

indicate how many electrons are transferred in the formation of 1 formula unit of product.

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