This is a list of known oxidation states of the chemical elements, excluding
nonintegral values. The most common states appear in bold. The table is based
1A, 2A, 3B, 4B, 5B, 6B, 7B, 8B, 1B, 2B, 3A, 4A, 5A, 6A, 7A, 8A. 1. H +1 -1, 2. He. 3.
Li +1, 4. Be +2, 5. B +3, 6. C +4 +2 -4, 7. N +5 +4 +3 +2 +1 -3, 8. O +2 -0.5 -1
The sum of the oxidation numbers of all the atoms in a species must be equal to
the net charge on the species.
Determine whether the substance in question is elemental. Free, uncombined
elemental atoms always have an oxidation number of 0. This is true both for
Oxidation Numbers. A short list. Monatomic ions. +1 all the alkali metals show the
+1 oxidation state only. Cu+1 copper (I) , cuprous. H+1 hydrogen. Au+1 gold (I).
Oxidation numbers are bookkeeping numbers. They allow chemists to do things
such as balance redox (reduction/oxidation) equations. Oxidation numbers are ...
The oxidation number (or oxidation state) of an element represents the number of
electrons that are gained, transferred or shared. The oxidation number of an ...
The concept of oxidation number or oxidation state can be very useful for ... The
chart below should help you to visualize the possible oxidation numbers that can
Oxidation Numbers. It is often useful to follow chemical reactions by looking at
changes in the oxidation numbers of the atoms in each compound during the ...
Jan 26, 2014 ... Oxidation states (oxidation numbers). Oxidation states simplify the process of
determining what is being oxidized and what is being reduced in ...