Electrolysis

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  • Electrolysis
    • PANIC
      • Positive
      • Anode
      • Negative
      • Is
      • Cathode
    • OIL RIG
      • Oxidation
      • Is
      • Loss
      • Reduction
      • Is
      • Gain
    • Decomposition of compounds using electricity
    • Electrolytes
      • The substance being broken down
      • Liquid which conducts electricity
    • ANODE (+)
      • NON-METALS are attracted here
      • NEGATIVE anions
      • OXIDATION
        • Loss of electrons
    • CATHODE (-)
      • METALS are attracted here
      • POSITIVE cations
      • REDUCTION
        • Gain of electrons
    • Half Equations
      • E.g. Lead Bromide
        • Lead
          • Pb2+ + 2e- ---Pb
          • Cathode
            • Electrons are gained
        • Bromine
          • 2Br- ---- Br2 + 2e-
          • Anode
            • Electrons are lost here

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