Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 16 - Oxidation and Reduction - Exercises - Questions: 30

Answer

Electrolysis is the process of separating a compound by passing a electrical current through it.

Work Step by Step

This is useful in situations in which compounds must be separated. It is especially useful for electroplating metals, preventing their decay from rust.
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