How do we represent the combustion of #C_5H_8#? Is this a redox reaction?

1 Answer
Nov 22, 2016

Answer:

#C_5H_8(g) + 7O_2(g) rarr 5CO_2(g) + 4H_2O(g)# is a combustion reaction.

Explanation:

A combustion reaction is a subset of redox reaction; and certainly the oxidation numbers of carbon and oxygen change in the given reaction.