Electrolysis of aqueous salts



In this video, you will learn how electrolysis of aqueous ionic compounds differs from the electrolysis of molten salts you have seen so far. The required practical on electrolysis is to investigate what happens when aqueous solutions are electrolysed using inert electrodes. So, in this video, you will learn the rules that will help you to predict which elements are formed at the cathode and the anode when electrolysing aqueous solutions.

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inert, aqueous, copper sulfate, sodium chloride, required practical, half equations, electrolysis, electrolyte, electrode, anode, cathode