Chemistry

In the reaction Ca → Ca2+ + 2e-, Ca is __________.

A:reduced because it gains electrons

B:reduced because it loses electrons

C:oxidized because it gains electrons

D:oxidized because it loses electrons

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  1. Remember Leo the lion goes Grr.
    Leo. L for loss. e for electrons, o for oxidation.

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  2. or, OIL RIG
    Oxidation
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    Loss
    Reduction
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    Gain

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