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13: Oxidation and Reduction

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    The rusting of an old car. A burning campfire. A toy battery-operated car. The chemical processes in your body that break down carbohydrates to produce water, carbon dioxide and energy. The ripening of fruit. It's not easy to see what all of these types of reactions have in common, but they all belong to a very important category of chemical reactions known as oxidation-reduction (or redox) reactions.


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