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An oxidation process involves :


A
increase in oxidation number
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B
decrease in oxidation number
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C
both decrease and increase in oxidation number
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D
no change in oxidation number
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Solution

The correct option is B increase in oxidation number
Oxidation is a loss of electrons. So, in oxidation process, oxidation number increases.
Reduction is a gain of electrons and here, oxidation number decreases.

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