Chem Chapter 16-17 SG 2
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loss of electrons
oxidation reduction reaction
a reaction in which electrons are transferred from one reactant to another
Accepts electrons and becomes reduced.
the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
Donates electrons and becomes oxidized.
gain of electrons
The difference in electrical potential energy between two places in a circuit
an electrochemical cell used to convert chemical energy into electrical energy