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1

What is the oxidation state for an element in standard state?

Zero

2

What must the sum of os be for atoms in a neutral state?

Zero

3

What must the sum be for os in an ion?

It must equal the ions charge

4

What OS do group 1 metals have?

Plus 1

5

What OS does group 2 metals have?

Plus 2

6

What is the OS of Flourine?

Negative one

7

What is the OS of hydrogen when bonded to something more electronegative than carbon?

Plus 1

8

What is OS of hydrogen when bonded to carbon?

Zero

9

What is the OS of oxygen?

Minus 2

10

What is the OS of halogens?

Minus 1

11

What is the OS for atoms in the oxygen family?

Minus 2

12

What is the OS for oxygen in peroxide?

Minus 1

13

What is oxidation state?

Indicates atoms ownership of valence electrons

14

How are OS of transition metals designated?

By Roman numerals