Asked by Keteki Anand | 21st May, 2014, 08:05: PM

Expert Answer:

  • Water acts as an oxidising agent in the presence of a strong reducing agent and acts as a reducing agent in the presence of strong oxidising agent.
  • Water rather is a weak oxidising or reducing agent. So there are not many substances which reduce or oxidise it.
  • This makes water a good solvent for redox reactions.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 22nd May, 2014, 09:44: AM

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