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    q1 :
    why isnt this reaction CH4 + H2O ----> CO + 3H2 considered as a redox reaction when there is a change in oxidation no of c from -4 to +2????????

    q2:
    in this rxn
    CO + H2O ------> CO2 + H2
    there is a change in oxidation no of H from +1 to 0 ok... but there is also a change in oxidation no of C from +2 to +4 ,,,, why isn't it mentioned in the marksheme??

    please answer asap.. thx in advance xxxxxxx
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    (Original post by NoorL)
    q1 :
    why isnt this reaction CH4 + H2O ----> CO + 3H2 considered as a redox reaction when there is a change in oxidation no of c from -4 to +2????????

    q2:
    in this rxn
    CO + H2O ------> CO2 + H2
    there is a change in oxidation no of H from +1 to 0 ok... but there is also a change in oxidation no of C from +2 to +4 ,,,, why isn't it mentioned in the marksheme??

    please answer asap.. thx in advance xxxxxxx
    Q1) A redox reaction is where both Oxidation and Reduction occur in the same reaction.
    It is a redox reaction - C is oxidised, H is reduced.

    Q2) With little context surrounding the question or markscheme it's hard to understand what you're asking... could you clarify?

    Hope this helps :fluffy:
 
 
 
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