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Name the Electrode at Which Aluminium Metal is Produced. - Science

Name the electrode at which aluminium metal is produced.

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Solution

Aluminium metal is produced at cathode. During electrolysis, cathode produces electrons to reduce aluminium ions into aluminium atoms (or aluminium metal) by acting as reducing agent.  Aluminium ions are cations; therefore, they get attracted to negatively charged cathode and get deposited there.
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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 3 Metals and Non-metals
Q 58.4 | Page 193
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