State the relationship between oxidation and oxidising agent in a redox reaction. Give an example of redox reaction showing the relationship between oxidation and oxidising agent

State the relationship between oxidation and oxidising agent in a redox reaction. Give an example of redox reaction showing the relationship between o

Question: State the relationship between oxidation and oxidising agent in a redox reaction. Give an example of redox reaction showing the relationship between oxidation and oxidising agent. [CBSE, Term 1, Set 1, 2016]

Answer: Oxidation is addition of oxygen or removal of hydrogen. The oxidising agent causes oxidation of other compound by getting reduced itself. e.g.: CuO + H → Cu + HO

CuO is getting reduced to Cu so it is an oxidising agent. It oxidises H to HO.


State the relationship between oxidation and oxidising agent in a redox reaction. Give an example of redox reaction showing the relationship between oxidation and oxidising agent. [CBSE, Term 1, Set 1, 2016]