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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxidation_state

The oxidation state, often called the oxidation number, is an indicator of the degree of oxidation .... 2. Oxygen is assumed to have its usual oxidation state of − 2, and so the sum of the oxidation states of all the atoms can be expressed as x +  ...

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Peroxides include hydrogen peroxide, H2O2. This is an electrically neutral compound and so the sum of the oxidation states of the hydrogen and oxygen must ...

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2. The oxidation number of simple ions is equal to the charge on the ion. The oxidation number of ... Oxygen usually has an oxidation number of -2. Exceptions  ...

www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry/chemical-reactions-stoichiome/types-of-chemical-reactions/a/oxidation-number

Let's make sense of oxidation numbers with a few examples! ...... Above it says, " oxygen is usually assigned a −2 oxidation number (except in peroxide ...

chemistry.stackexchange.com/questions/66262/why-does-oxygen-in-oh-have-an-oxidation-state-of-2

First step: draw the Lewis structure of OHX− with all lone pairs. You should be getting three lone pairs on oxygen and one O−H bond. Second step: '[cleave] [all  ...

www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry/oxidation-reduction/redox-oxidation-reduction/v/unusual-oxygen-oxidation-states

Determining oxidation numbers in hydrogen peroxide, H₂O₂, and oxygen difluoride, OF₂. ... How many oxidation states are there besides -2 and -1 ? 8 Votes.

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May 20, 2013 ... The valence number of superoxides as a whole is 1 and the oxidation number is - 1. So for each oxygen atoms the oxidation number is -1/2.

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May 27, 2016 ... Oxygen always has an oxidation number of −2 unless in peroxides, like H2O2 , where it has an oxidation of −1 . When O is attached to an even ...

chem.libretexts.org/Core/Analytical_Chemistry/Electrochemistry/Redox_Chemistry/Oxidation_State

Apr 8, 2014 ... The oxidation state for O (oxygen) or O2 is 0 as long as it is uncombined with any other element. RULE 2: The total sum of the oxidation state of ...