Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
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Chapter 20 - Electrochemistry - Exercises: 20.3c

Answer

c) Atoms at electrodes are drawn larger than ions in the solution because the size of positive ion (or cation) is always smaller than that of the corresponding neutral atom.

Work Step by Step

- Cations have stronger nuclear pull that that of their neutral atom.
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