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Flashcards in Oxidation States Deck (9):
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Atoms in their elemental form

0

2

Flourine

-1

3

Hydrogen (except when bonded to a metal, like NaH)

+1

When bonded to a metal: -1

4

Oxygen (except when it is in a peroxide like H2O2)

-2

When in a peroxide, -1

5

Group 1 elements (alkali metals)

+1

6

Group 2 elements (alkaline earth metals)

+2

7

Group 15 elements (nitrogen family)

+3

8

Group 16 elements (oxygen family)

-2

9

Group 17 elements (halogens)

-1