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# Name the Chemical Compound Which is Electrolysed in Molten State to Obtain Sodium Metal. Which Gas is Produced in this Process? - Science

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Name the chemical compound which is electrolysed in molten state to obtain sodium metal. Which gas is produced in this process?

#### Solution

Sodium chloride is electrolysed in molten state to obtain sodium metal. Chlorine gas is evolved during this process.

The equation for this decomposition is:

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