Problem: Determine the oxidation number (oxidation state) for the indicated element in each of the following compounds.Al in NaAlH4

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NaAlH4

Na is from Group 1A, which means O.S. of Na = +1.

Hydrogen is attached to Al, a metal, which means O.S. of H = –1.

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Determine the oxidation number (oxidation state) for the indicated element in each of the following compounds.

Al in NaAlH4

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