Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 4 - Problems: 4.81

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

Redox reactions are reactions in which one species is reduced and another is oxidized. Therefore the oxidation state of the species involved must change.So, if there is no oxidants or reductants, there would not be any change in the oxidation states and so, by defination,that reaction won't be termed as redox reaction.
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