How to Calculate Oxidation Numbers Introduction

Published on June 15, 2015 by

We'll learn how to determine the oxidation numbers or oxidation states for a the elements in a chemical compound. The oxidation numbers tell us how electrons are divided up or shared between atoms in a chemical compound. The oxidation numbers also tell us how electrons move in an oxidation reduction (redox) reaction. There are a set a rules that we use to determine oxidation number. Group 1A elements (alkalai metals) always have an oxidation of +1. Group 2A elements (alkaline earth metals) always have an oxidation number of +2. Elements on their own have an oxidation number of 0, and monatomic ions have an oxidation number that is equal to the ionic charge.

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    How do you know if it have a charge or not… How do know that it is neutral???

    • ibraaheem k. hinkston 3 years ago

      If the compound or element does not have a superscript then it is neutral.But if It does then whatever number is on the superscript is it’s charge(eg:-1,-2 or +1,+2).

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    please tell how to find ox. number for [Cu(NH3)4]2+

    • Ryan W 3 years ago

      There’s three different atoms there and you haven’t specified which one, each atom has an oxidation number.

      You should recognise NH3 as being ammonia which is a neutral molecule, you can easily work out the ON of N and H using the rules in this video.
      And since NH3 is neutral, then Cu’s ON is equal to the charge.

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    What is the O.S. of S2O3²– and S4O6²–?

    • Ryan W 3 years ago

      There’s two different types of sulfur atom in both of those so we can’t simply calculate it (well we can, it’s just not useful)

      In S2O32- it’s like sulfate with 1 O replaced by an S. The central S has an ON of +6, the terminal one has an ON of -2
      In S4O62- it’s even more complicated. The two central S bonded to 2 other S have an ON of 0 by definition. The two S surrounded by 3 O have an ON of +5

      You shouldn’t be asked to calculate those without the structure of it.

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    At the beginning of the video you reference a video called “What are Oxidation Numbers?” Can you provide a link to that? I can’t find a video by that name posted by you. Thanks!!

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    If you have to multiply by subscript shouldn’t that change the oxidation number to the number you needed to make the oxidation charge 0?

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    So for the example at 8:45 is the oxidation number of 2 oxygen -4 or -2?

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    What is the oxidation number of N and Cl in NCl3?

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    I can’t find the video referenced here “What are oxidation numbers,” can anyone provide a link?
    I’m really struggling with this concept and my test is coming up! TT_TT

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    Trying to figure out the oxidation number or 2Fe2O3 to 4Fe. From the reactant start it is 3 but when it is alone is it a free element or monotonic? Is it still 3 or 0? And if it was 3C > 2CO2 would carbon go from 0 to 4 for being a free element or monotonic? I’m so confused with all of these rules. And can you have a equation where two elements are unchanged in oxidation numbers and one is oxidized?
    My equation: 2Fe2O3 + 3C > 4Fe + CO2

    • ChemSimplified 2 years ago

      When you have the element all by itself, without any charge, that makes it a free element. In your example, they are Fe and C.

      If you have an ion that consists of only 1 atom, that’s monoatomic ion. For example, Fe^2+ or N^3-.

      Answering your question on oxidation number,
      Fe2O3 –> Fe, Fe’s ox # goes from +3 to O, making this a half-red eq
      C –> CO2, C’s ox # goes from 0 to +4, making this a half-ox eq

      In a redox eq, you can have elements with unchanged ox #, however, there should be one element with increasing ox # and another element with reducing ox #.

      Hope this helps.

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    Sir,in malaysia we have to close the school because of coronavirus. I am SPM’s candidate. (spm is really hella important in our country because this can allow us to continue our study further in chosen university). I had watched a lot of your video sir. It really helps me a lot and i can be able to finish my syllabus by my own. Thanks sir,you really help me in SPM.

  • Esther tttelllus 2 years ago

    I am baffled how many dislike this video got. I mean if you can’t understand this simple lecture, I dont know what else can save you. The way this man break down his lectures is so clear, and this is coming from a person that’s suck at chemistry. Last time I took a chemistry class, I barely passed that class with a 71%. I just wish I stumbled into this video sooner.

  • Maya Addams 2 years ago

    I have an exam tomorrow and this video helped me some much. I’ve been wracking my brain for hours trying to figure it ou.

  • marie garcelon 2 years ago

    this channel is absolutely saving my butt for MCAT chem!

  • Shazia Mohiuddin 2 years ago

    the way you simplifies chemistry is really awesome. good job.

  • Aditya srivastava 2 years ago

    Are u Australian

  • Miguelangel Castro García 2 years ago

    u saved my life

  • Diego Ordonez 2 years ago

    you do a really good way of explaining this topic *thumbs up*

  • SuperEvith II 2 years ago

    Chemistry teachers refuse to explain things this simply 💀💀💀

  • Noela M 2 years ago

    Helping me pass college Chemistry during quarantine!

  • Anti Matter 2 years ago

    Why is the oxidation state of Na 0 if its also a monatomic ion, shouldn’t it be +1?

  • Sjanvi Kgupta 2 years ago

    thanks : )

  • روحي تحيا بالقرآن 2 years ago

    Thank youu you helped me alot! 💗

  • Somebody 2 years ago

    Thanks, this video helps me a lots!

  • Anuradha Vijay 2 years ago

    I am very new to Chemistry but the way you have explained , no words to express.Such a simplified way of teaching , I have never seen with anyone.Keep up your great work and lovely teaching Sir.

  • Dade Goforth 2 years ago

    What about an ionic compound such as Al2S3?

  • Andres Nuno 2 years ago

    Isn’t MgO technically a peroxide because there is one oxygen and one magnesium

  • Daria St 2 years ago

    yes, a very good teacher + handsome

  • Christopher Granhof 2 years ago

    A little confused about 8:40 where NO2 was not a peroxide since there were two oxygens is there something im missing?

  • Max Nguyen 2 years ago

    What if you have a compound of having Fluorine with Oxygen? Will the Fluorine have a charge of -1 or a positive charge?
    Tyler can u help me?

  • Bidyanand pandit Pandit 2 years ago

    Your teaching skill is very amazing for me to write good answers in board examination

  • ryan gioe 2 years ago

    That was a great way of explaining oxidation numbers!

  • Neelu Gupta 2 years ago

    Sir can you give me the technique to learn the periodic table.

  • flzerocs 2 years ago

    You made something confusing look so simple…

  • Ali Qazi 2 years ago


  • Bunny Dream 2 years ago

    I love this man so much I could kiss him.

  • Lucy Martin 2 years ago

    thank you! superb explanation 🙂

  • Classical utubr Bhavesh 2 years ago

    U are the best teacher

  • WideBoi 2 years ago

    Ey man I hadn’t a clue until now u brings a tear to my eue

  • Familyoffour 2 years ago

    You know you’re learning when the videos over and you like wow that’s it. That’s all there is to it ?? Hahah who’s studying during quarantine ?!

  • Ella & Adagio 2 years ago

    oh my gosh, thank you. My teacher is horrible and my textbook just threw a bunch of random ON rules at me without really organizing or explaining them. you’re a lifesaver!!

  • Abdul Hannan Anik 2 years ago

    Thank you sir

  • Thamer Otibi 2 years ago


  • Yasmine Salem 2 years ago

    What program do you use to create this video and split screen to show how you solve?

  • VC 2 years ago

    My chemistry professor just linked us students this video instead of creating her own lecture! That’s how good this is

  • Keyla Auikyani 2 years ago

    This was uploaded 4 years ago, and it still saved my life, I’m subscribing out of sheer gratitude

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  • Classifier_66 2 years ago

    An alternate reality where James from theodd1sout becomes a teacher

    • seikkatsu 2 years ago

      wish more people would get it

    • Carter Gillespie 2 years ago

      lol i see it

  • Anand Kochhar 2 years ago

    No offense..but u look like Sheldon

  • NXO 2 years ago

    It was a really great video. It is impossible not to understand the subject. Thanks a lot !!

  • Kaitlyn Flanagan 2 years ago

    great video

  • Thirumurugan M 2 years ago

    Hi Taylor….. really awesome mate … I understood the concepts.but have a doubt. How to find the neutral compound it ion charge?? Could u pls clarify me?

  • Litamusicofficial 2 years ago

    He makes it so easy

  • Evan Toth 2 years ago

    Solid video, btw has anyone said you look like Fred in the live action scooby doo movies

  • Morty Smith 2 years ago

    He’s all like you’ll get it right 100%of the time cause it’s the same rules*right you don’t know my teachers

  • Xiang Zi Bee 2 years ago

    Ions and oxidation numbers, are they the same?

  • Shenille Surmat 2 years ago

    Thanku for everything, your time and effort into this video. Your videos are always helpful to me. ❤ from Vanuatu…

  • sai karthik rajan 2 years ago

    thanks a lot for all of your chemistry lectures as it has helped me in improving my interest and understanding for chemistry

  • mahnoor sohail 2 years ago

    NH3+O2 react N2+H2O please video acideic medium

  • Anita Ohene-Darko 2 years ago

    You;ve got me through this .Thanks

  • Mariah George 2 years ago

    you are a king

  • Tuhina Behera 2 years ago

    You really are a great teacher. Cleared every little detail

  • Sabrina R 2 years ago

    thank you SO MUCH for this… my textbook chapter on Redox reactions didn’t explain this part at all

  • Akansha Yadav 2 years ago

    Best sir in the world

  • Wain DY 2 years ago

    Hydrogen usually +1 with non metal

    With metal it’s – 1

  • Wain DY 2 years ago

    Oxygen usually -2 however in

  • 11 th IIT jagh Dheep 2 years ago

    good and clear

  • Dominique Neary 2 years ago


  • Amjad Hussain 2 years ago

    Thanks Man!

  • Payaswini Raje 2 years ago

    Thanks….helped a lot…

  • shiden Habtu 2 years ago

    you changed my life
    thanks very much. you are really my hero

  • jelena obretkovich 2 years ago

    I seriously love you you have no idea 😂 I’ve been trying to understand what’s been going on in class for a couple of days but you explained it so nicely. Super organized. Thank youuu

  • A R 2 years ago

    I do not understand for halogens with oxygen

  • syz hfa 2 years ago

    You save my life

  • abdullah al hayek 2 years ago

    All what my teacher do is shout and complicate stuff up. After you, complication doesnt exist

  • 015 Clifford Jestin 2 years ago

    Thank u sir it really helped me

  • renuka mainalimainali 2 years ago


  • Anneliese Rosenbaum 2 years ago

    You know the education system is messed up when this is free and my college chemistry class is $500.

  • Shivangi Singh 2 years ago

    “All this can be different from ur teacher”

    Well he meant better than ur teacher

  • jay ueki 2 years ago

    I guarantee you that over half of all students who has taken Chemistry has watched Tyler DeWitt at least once

  • Vanessa Johnston 2 years ago

    what is the difference between an element by itself and an monatomic ion?

  • hongkongsmartboy 2 years ago

    How about the compound of Nitrogen and Halogen?

  • sai sri vardhan reddy lingala 2 years ago

    the way you teach…the passion you show and simplest language you use…..makes you an outstanding chemist not a chemistry teacher it”s a scientist………………..thank you sooo much i cant say in words ..but voice must be some what low? can you raise it brooo.excellent explanation

  • Glorifaed 2 years ago

    You are the backbone of our society

  • Minawe Octavia 2 years ago


  • The education elixir 2 years ago



    Amigo soy de México, apenas hablo inglés pero me es suficiente para comprender lo que dices. Eres un excelente profesor, entendí todo lo que enseñaste. Muchas gracias

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