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Question

Phosphorous acid on heating gives the following products:
4 3+
The above reaction is an example of:

A

oxidation

B

thermal decomposition

C

disproportionation

D

reduction

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is
C

disproportionation


It is disproportional where Phosphorus changes from to and . So, this is an example of disproportion reaction.

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