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Determination of Electrons Transferred in Methanol Fuel Cell

CHEM-XPAHYE

The following reaction demonstrates a methanol fuel cell system.

$$2\textrm{CH}_3\textrm{OH} + 3\textrm{O}_2 → 2\textrm{CO}_2 + 4\textrm{H}_2\textrm{O}$$

In the reaction as written, how many electrons are transferred?

A

None, this is not a redox reaction.

B

2

C

3

D

6

E

12