Problem: What happens to a substance when it becomes oxidized? Reduced?

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We are asked what happens to a substance when it becomes oxidized and reduced.


To do so, we need to identify the change in the oxidation state for each element in the reaction. 

Recall the mnemonic for redox reactions:


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What happens to a substance when it becomes oxidized? Reduced?

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