Would the reaction between dihydrogen and sodium hydroxide to give sodium and water be considered a chemical change?

1 Answer
Nov 6, 2016


You want to do the following reaction?

#NaOH + 1/2H_2 rarr Na + H_2O#


This would certainly be a chemical change. It is not one that you could necessarily do, but certainly the thermodynamic parameters could be measured for the reverse reaction.