# What are properties of an element that was reduced in a chemical reaction?

Jul 21, 2017

Which element, and which chemical reaction?

#### Explanation:

Strong oxidants such as dioxygen and difluorine are reduced in a chemical reactions.....

${O}_{2} + 4 {e}^{-} \rightarrow 2 {O}^{2 -}$

${F}_{2} + 2 {e}^{-} \rightarrow 2 {F}^{-}$

The reduced species typically occurs as the oxide or fluoride......