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Write the the half reactions for the following redox reaction: 2Li + H2 -----> 2LiH Reduction: Oxidation:

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Write the the half reactions for the following redox reaction: 

2Li + H2 -----> 2LiH 

Reduction: 

Oxidation:

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Step 1

Find the oxidation states of atoms in the given reaction.

The oxidation state of lithium is oxidized from (0 to +1) represent a oxidation reaction; whereas the oxidation state of Hydrogen is reduced from (0 to -1) represent an reduction reaction.

0
t1-1
2Li H
H
2 Li
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0 t1-1 2Li H H 2 Li

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Step 2

Separate the redox reaction into two parts: an oxidation and a reduction reaction.

By analyzing the...

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Reduction: H H
Oxidation: Li->Li*
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н- Reduction: H H Oxidation: Li->Li*

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