JUSTIFY THE QUESTION AND ANS(given) Q.Does the hydrolysis of XeF(6) leads to a redox reaction? Ans. No, the products of hydrolysis are 4 XeOF and Xe O2 F2 , where the oxidation states of all the elements remain the same as it was in the reacting state.

Asked by mohitgehlot | 2nd Mar, 2011, 10:58: PM

Expert Answer:

XeF6 +3H2O  → XeO3 + 6HF  because the  oxidation number does not change so it is not a redox reaction.

Answered by  | 3rd Mar, 2011, 11:09: AM

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