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Sodium form

Answer :

The ionic solid crystal which is formed is non-volatile and non- conducting in nature. It reacts violently with water to produce dihydrogen gas.

The formula of this compound is NaH and its reaction with water is given below

NaH (s) + H2O (aq) NaOH (aq) +H2 (g)

On electrolysis of the melt of this solid, following reaction will take place-

2H- (melt) H2 (g) + 2e-

The melt is able to conduct electricity and liberate Dihydrogen gas at anode on electrolysis.

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