Electrolysis

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What is electrolysis?
The use of electricity to seperate ionic compounds in solution.
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What is the liquid required to carry the current called?
The electrolyte.
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Name the two electrodes and their charges.
Positive-Anode Negative-Cathode
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Which way do the ions move?
Positive ions move to cathode. Negative ions move to anode.
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Does reduction or oxidation happen at the cathode?
Reduction
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Does reduction or oxidation happen at the anode?
Oxidation
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What is the liquid required to carry the current called?

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The electrolyte.

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Name the two electrodes and their charges.

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Which way do the ions move?

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Does reduction or oxidation happen at the cathode?

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