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When the Concentrated Aqueous Solution of Substance X is Electrolysed, Then Naoh, Cl2 and H2 Are Produced. Name the Substance X. What is the Special Name of this Process? - Science

When the concentrated aqueous solution of substance X is electrolysed, then NaOH, Cl2 and H2 are produced. Name the substance X. What is the special name of this process?

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Substance X, which gives sodium hydroxide, Cl2 and H2 upon electrolysis, is NaCl. The electrolysis of sodium chloride solution is called the chlor-alkali process because of the products formed, 'chlor' for chlorine and 'alkali' for sodium hydroxide (NaOH).

Concept: Ph of Salts
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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts
Q 71 | Page 100
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