AP Chemistry - Redox Reactions

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Essential Knowledge 3.B.1 Synthesis reactions are those in which atoms andor molecules combine to form a new compound. Decomposition is the reverse of synthesis, a process whereby molecules are decomposed, often by the use of heat. Essential Knowledge 3.B.3 In oxidation-reduction redox reactions, there is a net transfer of electrons. The species that loses electrons is oxidized, and the species that gains electrons is reduced.