chemistry grade 12
posted by Ron .
Explain why, in redox reactions, the total increase in the oxidation numbers of the oxidized elements must equal the total decrease in the oxidation numbers of the reduced elements.
In order for an electron to donate an electron, it must have a receptacle (a place to put it). So there must be an equal number of spaces to hold the electrons donated by a donor.
Redox rections would have heart attacks of low pressure (in bloodsystem) if left alone