Problem: The removal of the alcohol seen in the conversion of the nasal decongestant pseudoephedrine to the illicit drug methamphetamine (alluded in the hit TV show Breaking Bad), constitutes what type of process? a. Reduction b. Oxidation c. Neither

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The removal of the alcohol seen in the conversion of the nasal decongestant pseudoephedrine to the illicit drug methamphetamine (alluded in the hit TV show Breaking Bad), constitutes what type of process? 

a. Reduction 

b. Oxidation 

c. Neither

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