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


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

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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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