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What is the oxidation states for all three elements in the formula Rb2SO3 ?

Is this correct?-1,+8,-2

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  1. No. Rubidium is an alkali metal and its oxidation number is +1. Your oxidation nuber for O is correct. Now figure out what the number must be for S.

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  2. what is Rb2SO3?
    like the compund name?

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  3. rubidium sulphite or rubidium (1) sulphate

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  4. +1,+4,-2 is the oxidation numbers for Rb2SO4 in order that the elements are shown in the formula.

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  5. What is the oxidation number for Rb2SO4

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  6. I want the calculation of the answer

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  7. The Oxidation number are as follows:
    Rb = 1+
    S = 6
    O= -2
    Because Rb2SO4 are a Neutral Compound therefore all the oxidation numbers should equal to 0

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