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Name the Anode, the Cathode and the Electrolyte Used in the Electrolytic Refining of Impure Copper. - Science

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Name the anode, the cathode and the electrolyte used in the electrolytic refining of impure copper.

Solution

A large block of impure metal (copper) is made the anode and a thin strip of pure metal (copper) is made the cathode. An acidified solution of copper sulphate (CuSO4) is taken as the electrolyte.

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Name the Anode, the Cathode and the Electrolyte Used in the Electrolytic Refining of Impure Copper. Concept: Occurrence of Metals - Extraction of Metals.
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