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Type of Reaction

What type of reaction does this describe?

metal + H2O --> metal oxide + H2

a. decomposition
b. acid-base neutralization
c. single displacement
d. redox
e. double-displacement (metathetical)

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Answer c)

In this reaction metal is reacting water to metal oxide at the same time hydrogen is liberated(H2)

Oxidation is defined ...

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