Problem: Assign an oxidation state to each atom in each species.(a) Cr(b) Cr3+(c) CCl4(d) SrBr2(e) SO3(f) NO3–

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elemental form  O.S. = 0

ion  O.S. = charge


a) Cr

elemental form  O.S. = 0


b) Cr3+

O.S. = charge

O.S. = +3


c) CCl4

O.S. Cl = -1


O.S. C + 4(O.S. Cl) = 0

O.S. C + (-4) = 0

O.S. C = +4


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Assign an oxidation state to each atom in each species.
(a) Cr
(b) Cr3+
(c) CCl4
(d) SrBr2
(e) SO3
(f) NO3


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