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In the above oxidation reaction, does the 2 protons and electrons released get accepted by oxygen molecules? If not, where do they go?

Appreciate all answers :)

  • $\begingroup$ Yes, they get accepted by oxygen molecule (or any other oxidant, for that matter). Where else could they go, really? $\endgroup$ Commented Jul 1, 2019 at 5:53
  • $\begingroup$ Even the protons? Because I learnt that only electrons are exchanged between molecules in a redox reaction. $\endgroup$
    – Matthew
    Commented Jul 1, 2019 at 6:10
  • $\begingroup$ It depends on the oxidant. $\endgroup$ Commented Jul 1, 2019 at 6:35
  • $\begingroup$ In my school's experiment, orange juice is exposed to oxygen. So oxygen? $\endgroup$
    – Matthew
    Commented Jul 1, 2019 at 6:57
  • $\begingroup$ That's right.$\;$ $\endgroup$ Commented Jul 1, 2019 at 7:02


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