# Predict the oxidation state of Br in Br3O3.

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Predict the oxidation state of Br in Br3O3.

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Tribromooctaoxide (Br3O8)

We can easily find out that the terminal bromine atoms are present in +6 oxidation state while the middle one has an oxidation state of +4.

However, the average oxidation number of Br in Br3O8 turns out to be