Redox reactions

11 videos
Oxidation and reduction are powerful ideas for thinking about how charge is transferred within a reaction. As we'll see, it is something of a hypothetical, but it is, nonetheless, very useful.

Oxidation and reduction

VIDEO 11:04 minutes
Introducing oxidation states, oxidation, and reduction. Some tips for remembering oxidation and reduction.

Oxidation state trends in periodic table

VIDEO 8:38 minutes
Trends in common oxidation states for main group elements.

Practice determining oxidation states

VIDEO 4:27 minutes
Determining oxidation numbers in magnesium oxide and magnesium hydroxide.

Unusual oxygen oxidation states

VIDEO 4:15 minutes
Determining oxidation numbers in hydrogen peroxide and oxygen difluoride.

Oxidation reduction or redox reactions

VIDEO 10:54 minutes
Finding the half reactions in a redox reaction, and identifying what is getting oxidized and reduced.

Redox reaction with iron

VIDEO 6:07 minutes
For the reaction between Fe and HCl, identifying the half reactions and what is getting oxidized and reduced.

Oxidizing and reducing agents

VIDEO 8:30 minutes
How to identify the oxidizing and reducing agents.


VIDEO 5:03 minutes
Assigning oxidation states for the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide, a disproportionation reaction.

Balancing redox reactions in acid

VIDEO 12:04 minutes
How to balance a redox reaction in acid.

Balancing redox reactions in base

VIDEO 14:02 minutes
How to balance a redox reaction in base.

Redox titration

VIDEO 7:58 minutes
A redox titration example: titrating an Fe(II) solution with potassium permanganate.