The oxidation state, often called the oxidation number, is an indicator of the
degree of oxidation .... Oxygen is assumed to have its usual oxidation state of −2,
and so the sum of the oxidati...
The less electronegative one is given a positive oxidation state. Remember that
fluorine is the most electronegative element with oxygen second.
The oxidation state of oxygen in its compounds is -2, except for peroxides like ... -
1 for halogens except when they form compounds with oxygen or one another;.
Oxygen usually has an oxidation number of -2. Exceptions include molecules
and polyatomic ions that contain O-O bonds, such as O2, O3, H2O2, and the O2<sup>2</sup>
Fluorine is the most electronegative element. So it's oxidation state is -1. The
oxidation state of Hydrogen is always 1 in case of acids. The overall oxidat...
Apr 8, 2014 ... In ions, the total sum of the oxidation state is the charge of the ion. Ex.) The OS ...
RULE 6: The oxidation state of OXYGEN is -2 in a compound.
Aug 16, 2008 ... Best Answer: I think you want to ask for the oxidation number of oxygen in O2. It is
0. The rules are that the oxidation number of combined ...
Jul 2, 2014 ... You assign oxidation numbers to the elements in a compound by ... The oxidation
number of oxygen in compounds is usually -2, but it is -1 in ...
Jan 26, 2014 ... This page explains what oxidation states (oxidation numbers) are and ....
Chlorine has an oxidation state of -1 (no fluorine or oxygen atoms are ...
Nov 9, 2014 ... According to the book for a binary compound, first we assign the element with
greater electronegativity its oxidation number (oxygen always -2 ...