When molten ionic compound is electrolyzed, a metal is formed at _______. - Chemistry

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When molten ionic compound is electrolyzed, a metal is formed at _______.


  • negative electrode

  • positive electrode

  • salt bridge

  • electrolyte



When molten ionic compound is electrolyzed, a metal is formed at negative electrode.

Concept: Electrolytic Cell
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Chapter 5: Electrochemistry - Multiple choice questions


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Chapter 5 Electrochemistry
Multiple choice questions | Q 7


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