Q. 4 4.2( 57 Votes )

Find out the oxidation state of sodium in Na2O2.

Answer :

In Na2O2, oxidation state of Na is +1. O has oxidation state -1 because it exists as peroxide.

Proof: Let us assume oxidation state of Na is x.

Now 2x + 2(-1) = 0

By solving we will get x = +1.

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