Q. 245.0( 2 Votes )

Fill in the following blanks with suitable words: (a) The addition of oxygen to a substance is called ......... whereas removal of oxygen is called.........
(b) The addition of hydrogen to a substance is called ......... whereas removal of hydrogen is called.........
(c) Anti-oxidants are often added to fat containing foods to prevent ..........due to oxidation.

Answer :

(a) The addition of oxygen to a substance is called “Oxidation” whereas removal of oxygen is called “reduction”.

(b) The addition of hydrogen to a substance is called “reduction” whereas removal of hydrogen is called “oxidation”.

(c)Anti-oxidants are often added to fat containing foods to prevent “rancidity” due to oxidation.

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