11th Class Chemistry Redox Reactions

  • question_answer 55)   Identify the correct statements with reference to the given reaction: \[{{P}_{4}}+3O{{H}^{-}}+3{{H}_{2}}\to P{{H}_{3}}+3{{H}_{2}}PO_{2}^{-}\] (a) Phosphorus is undergoing reduction only.     (b) Phosphorus is undergoing oxidation only. (c) Phosphorus is undergoing oxidation as well as reduction. (d) Hydrogen is undergoing neither oxidation nor reduction.


      (c, d) It is disproportionation in which phosphorus is simultaneously oxidised as reduced. While hydrogen is spectator only.

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